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January 28, 2009

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Molly, I love these posts this week, and your speculations and ruminations about poets and poetry in general, especially your comparisons/contrasts of the Commonwealthers and the Statesiders. I want ... I want ... I want to arm wrestle you and eat bugs at the same time! I want to dive into lakes with bug antennae still sticking to my lips, and crack my head on rocks! But mostly I want to arm wrestle you. No, don't claim an unfairness because you're a woman and I'm a man--it's too late for that! Roll up your sleeves, woman; I'm a-cummin' in! I'm an American poet! Lhude sing goddam!

Thanks for bringing laughs into our ultra-serioso conversation, Jim! This girl rolls her sleeves, but she stops at insect antennae. Eeeuuwwh!

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