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February 18, 2009


Wow. With the exceptions of Mitch Sisskind and David Lehman, most US poets I know (me included) are slobs. I'm impressed.

If only I had time to bother my tailor. Whatever it means.

Charles, I'm sure you could find the time to do that. Just don't come and tell us about it after!

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