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 film + tv Phoebe Robinson: Dope Queen Coming Through Art Five Galleries To See In Brooklyn This July film + tv Jawbreaker Broke Me LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.