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November 25, 2008


I'm going to keep this in mind this week as I grade papers.

Oh, but often there's great poetry to be found there: one of my long-ago students actually wrote the sentence "hung on a giblet." I think that's going to be the title of my next book!

That's terrific - and so appropriate for the season! I'll keep my eyes peeled for a gem or two in this pile.

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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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