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The man commenced. “The work I shall read to tonight is a section from my life-long endeavor, ‘Voyage of the Sun God, To Brooklyn.’ It is rather lengthy, so I shall read only the final and culminating six hundred lines. The sentences in Gaelic will be numerous and represent the Seventy-eight Commandments from the Sun God to the people of Brooklyn. I shall translate the Seventy-eight Commandments at the end of the poem.”
— Edward Sanders, from Tales of Beatnik Glory (1971)

Dallas Penn researched and analyzed while Willis Still Sunsweet did some informal reporting from Red Hook before getting his crab meats on. Time’s up, Internets: make some noise!

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