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July 31, 2009


Jill, I know you're going to find the end of your novel there and it's going to be most satisfying. This is a haunting post. And it shows that you're able to make art out of your experience. "Tourist of Grief" is a fantastic title, too. Vent here any time you want, my dear.

danke, darlin'. you know, i knew this would be an emotional trip. i didn't know it would be this much though. oy. i really am trying to get everything OUT. for i keep filing the same grievances. im ready to move past this.

that really is such a good story. keep writing

Love your energy, dearest

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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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