Mark Leahy: Voice Recognition: A Play

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“When we were two little boys.” Repeated.

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A blue that is lighter than the dark blue of his shirt and trousers.

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It is only now that I notice he is wearing a blue bowtie.

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Recollecting the sound of his voice on the tape. Uncanny. “But I think it’s that I remember.”

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The lyrics of the song ignite recollections, comments, speculations, a biography; and seemingly vice versa.

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He is speaking into a microphone.

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Recollections, interspersed with song.

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A bearded man in a spotlight. Recalls Rolf Harris’ no. 1 hit, Two Little Boys’. Remembers recording and singing the song with his cousin for visiting American relatives. Was the first time he heard his own voice.

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