Val Xavier is a wandering singer and musician of about thirty with a
You know they’s a kind of bird that don’t have legs so it can’t light on nothing but has to stay all it’s life on its wings in the sky? That’s true. I seen one once, it had died and fallen to earth and it was light blue colored and and its body was tiny as your little finger, [...] they just spread their wings and go to sleep on the wind like other birds fold their wings and go to sleep on a tree…They sleep on the wind and…Never light on this earth but one time when they die!
Tennessee Williams. Orpheus Descending. Dramatists Play Service, 1989. p.29
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