Ode to a Legend (c) ’08

(On the 2008 retirement of Larry Munson:)

My God, Larry

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Would you look at the stupid clock

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It says forty-two

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That’s how many

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Beautiful, bountiful

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Years you gave

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To the fair institution

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You are one, yourself

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And no man can be an island

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But Hell if you ain’t a legend

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Blue, Forty-two

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Set, Hut…Touchdown!

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And the tears stream

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As I dream of you

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How can one man

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One self-effacing

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Gravel-voiced

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Gloom-and-doom

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Radioman

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Mean so much

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Mr. Munson, sir

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You are the greatest

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You are the greatest

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You are the greatest

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That ever lived