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August 01, 2009


The Wheel of Hurt cover is very touching.

Worthy of a Proustian ode to hairdos past.

Yes, the chickens could come home to Proust in it. But also: something about those vinyl albums and their covers, something about our parents trying to have fun, that gets me.

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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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