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August 29, 2009


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That's an incredible image, Mitch -- and does seem exactly like the painting in "The Day of the Locust." Is it a collage? Pray tell.

Looking at the news and out the window, the "Day of the Locust" was exactly what I thought of today. One good Santa Ana wind and we've got "The Burning Of Los Angeles" writ large and in flaming letters. Scary.

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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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