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 Music Channelling Bowie: Fusing Theater, Music and Film with Little Cinema Books I Got a Story to Tell: Jim St. Germain Survived, Against All Odds Art A Look At The Bite Of Mikkel Carl’s Upcoming M23 Exhibit 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 SUBSCRIBE TODAY!