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September 21, 2008


Jeni's poems always knock me out. Is it too much of a cliche to say that they are truly "authentic"? I love the associative leaps she takes. And her word choices and line breaks create pleasing tension. Thanks for this.

Jeni's poems are the best I have ever read since Ginsberg...

i was hoping someone would comment the sarcastic comment i left above... i did not mean to be hard on her, but really, i disagree with you bruce, i find her poetry very immature. but may be she is young, how old is she? if she is in her twenties it is promising, though.

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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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