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November 27, 2009


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This piece of writing feeds my heart and soul. Spot on!

I agree with everything except the not revising and it shouldn't be hard parts.

C'mon, Chuck: there are many paths. I'm imagining someone spending a lifetime on one, short, spectacular poem, working like a border collie on it. And having it, in the end, be great. Is that such a violation of the code?

What book does Bukowski's Creed appear in?

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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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