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March 10, 2009


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Oh Laura. You have restored Roland. Nothing is lost today. And I had forgotten that poem. WHAT a gift. Thank you GC
(and hanging Billy Budd is pretty funny)

You've knocked this one out of the park Laura. Just lovely. And I have the same memory of Billy Budd.

Fabulous, Laura. I am so glad you have such special memories of dear R.F.

Laura: I can certainly see how that poem has had such an effect on you. I keep going back to it myself. Thanks, Amy

Wonderful post, Laura, and thanks for that poem.

Oh Laura: What a beautiful story! What a gift to us all.

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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

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