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November 03, 2009


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Now I know why your horse is so witty and well-mannered!

now there is some poetry info i can share with my non poetry friends :)

Dear L:
Wonderful post. Who knew? I love that last stanza, which has the terse directness of so many great ballads. He would seem to be natural subject matter for Hollywood. ---T

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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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