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November 21, 2013


These (pained) posts are the gem of the world. Directly the heart of everything.

I am overwhelmed by you writing these in Carrboro. I lived in Carrboro once long ago, and my life is nothing or has been nothing like yours, but I know great grief and your words ring and resonate with me. Thank you.

This is beautiful.

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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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