Saturday, November 06, 2010

UFO Country

It is no surprise that Sun Ra's biography had a UFO in it. But now I am reading Loretta Lynn's autobiography - the inimitable COAL MINER'S DAUGHTER - and I did not expect it to have a UFO in it, but it does! This makes me think back to the time I read a John Cheever novel and a Charles Portis novel and they both had UFOs in them. Ah, memories. Anyway, Loretta's Uncle Corman "was walking in the darkness, when he saw something yellow in the woods, like a spaceship almost, but not moving." It turns out to be a mystical vision, not a spaceship, and I can say no more, because it's really at a sad part of the book and I don't want to make light of it.