9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for February 06, 2010
Kiesl says, "'C.' is a kind of torch song to an abandoned France. The music was written by Francis Poulenc to a poem of Louis Aragon… and has been heard only since the occupation. It is deceptively quiet, intense and powerful." Gran says, "I don't know." Kiesl says, "Learn it and sing it." Gran says, "But a French art song?... At a camp show?" Kiesl says, "Sing it." Gran says, "But..." Kiesl says, "Sing it."