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October 05, 2013

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Thanks for this, David. I haven't thought about Villon in a very long time, and barely know his work, so this post will inspire me to delve in deeper. I love your "stab at a famous Villon verse." Francois's work seems to have held up exceedingly well.

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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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