lyrics this week we embark on an open-ended exploration of the height of heights, and the depths of despair. wait a minute, that was what “connect the dots” was all about. minus the height of heights.
lyrics thus ends the cycle “connect the dots.” i have loved “jesus christ superstar” since elementary school. after the crucifixion, there is a final number called “john 19:41.” i listened for years without ever inspecting what lay there, i assumed he got sucked up to heaven in a brilliant white light.
lyrics number 29, the penultimate installment of “connect the dots.” mr. sullivan swims back to the day he lost his son. thanksgiving 1985. his dream weaves this discovery into his life-long distance, his remorse, and the note that spelled out his son’s despair.