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March 10, 2009


Oh Laura. You have restored Roland. Nothing is lost today. And I had forgotten that poem. WHAT a gift. Thank you GC
(and hanging Billy Budd is pretty funny)

You've knocked this one out of the park Laura. Just lovely. And I have the same memory of Billy Budd.

Fabulous, Laura. I am so glad you have such special memories of dear R.F.

Laura: I can certainly see how that poem has had such an effect on you. I keep going back to it myself. Thanks, Amy

Wonderful post, Laura, and thanks for that poem.

Oh Laura: What a beautiful story! What a gift to us all.

Thanks so much for drawing attention to this amazing poem by Gilpin. I first read it in the periodical The Humanist. But I did want to let you know this was actually published in Gilpin's book The Hocus Pocus of the Universe. The Weight of a Soul came later.

Thanks you, again

Also. In the hocus pocua of the universe it read 'there are twice as many stars' not 'he sees twice as many stars'.

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