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Jonathan Aaron

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Jonathan Aaron is the author of the poetry collection Journey to the Lost City (Ausable Press, 2006).

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Blondin made a fortune walking back and forth
over Niagara Falls on a tightrope—blindfolded,
or inside a sack, or pushing a wheelbarrow, or perched on stilts,
or lugging a man on his back.  Once, halfway across,
he sat down to cook and eat an omelette.
 
Houdini, dumped into Lake