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August 08, 2009


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Nice work! "I don't need you to tell me I'm an idiot" is an exact quote from an argument I was having with my beau two weeks ago except that I can't remember which one of us said it.

I like Mary Swayer's comment above and would second it and add merely that the rhyme of "song" and "wrong" near the top is an especially felicitous moment.

Good one, Terence

Thank you, DL, I appreciate your kind mention. Please note my last name is spelled Sawyer as in Tom Sawyer.

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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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Ringfinger was nervous
Pinky terrified
when they learned
that Hand might succumb
to the rule of Thumb.



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