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March 09, 2009


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I like both the pace of this post and the subject matter. Really important stuff to ponder. Thank you for the wonderful quotes, and especially for the poem and beautiful picture. And you're absolutely right; it's the slowing down that moves us forward, paradoxically.

What a wonderful commentary, photo too. I've thought often that clouds are a great inducement to poetry and have gone looking for actual poems inspired by them. The interest originated with painters -- Constable and Georgia O'Keefe. I guess I'm far from the only person to muse on this subject. Mark M

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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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