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March 05, 2013


We moved into our current house in 1995 and I've never been able to settle in one spot for my writing. Generally I use either our living room if people are in the den at the back of the house and the den if everyone is asleep or elsewhere. I keep having fantasies about building a place in the backyard for writing, but for now they remain fantasies. We are in the middle of turning our attic into a playroom and eventually bedroom for our daughter, so that may free up some space. But for now, I write where I can and leave stacks of books and papers wherever I go.

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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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