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December 05, 2013


After reading the poem "ok cupid," I find it to be a mess that may have some cute one-liners, but builds to nothing in terms of its emotional impact. This is exactly what a McPoem looks like, something that may be clever or cute, but lacks the heart to be truly moving or unsettling. It's a novelty.

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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
when they learned
that Hand might succumb
to the rule of Thumb.



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