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January 09, 2009


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Clearly you know what the sound of a world arouses in the mind of people speaking your same language. Everyday I struggle to get a bit closer..just another bit closer to that.
Anyway, I loved the sharp change of dimension:
"As she watched the winds rippling the fragile face

Of the lake & I suppose

This "I suppose" Is to me like a cliff overlook.

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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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