Home The Arts A Poem for Better Times: Millie McKoy & Christine McKoy recall meeting... The Arts A Poem for Better Times: Millie McKoy & Christine McKoy recall meeting Blind Tom, 1877* By Tyehimba Jess - November 14, 2016 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter *The McKoy Sisters (1851-1912), were conjoined twins. They met autistic pianist Blind Tom (1849-1908) in 1877. Read more great poetry from Brooklyn Magazine print edition here. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Books “A Space Without My Name”: Talking with Darcie Wilder about Anonymity, the Internet, and Her Debut Novel Books How to Survive Being Run Over by a Truck Books What It Means to Be Human: On Alana Massey’s All the Lives I Want SUBSCRIBE TODAY!