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April 08, 2009


Victoria's post mentions that the event was also a launch party for POEM IN YOUR POCKET: 200 Poems to Read and Carry, with an introduction by Kay Ryan.

It's worth noting that the 200 poems were selected by Elaine Bleakney. It's a wonderful mix. And it's really a kick to tear
a poem out of a book before reading it...

Yours in the common pursuit,


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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

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