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June 11, 2008


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Glorious, Lee. I'll never look at a petunia the same way again.

Oh my! This is *so* beautiful, heady, and apt. Thanks for making this a celebration day for all of us!

The "gin is a hallucinogen" passage reminds me of the jazz lyric styling of Joy Eden Harrison. This is grand, this is grand!

Great poem. This is an excerpt from that book? I used to read poetry all the time but somewhere along the line I lost my passion for it. Thank you for this post, hopefully it reignites my desire to read poetry.

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark

from New and Selected Poems by David Lehman

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