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April 20, 2013


Interesting article - it's something I have thought about for many years. I will alert you to this poem by Adam Strong as I stood up and applauded when I finished it.

Reading that poem made me think how when I'm on the soccer field I'm occasionally thinking absolutely nothing at all.

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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
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that Hand might succumb
to the rule of Thumb.



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