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February 27, 2011


You know self-promoting poets who are women!?! I refuse to believe it.

>>I don't have to prove my feminist bone fides. I don't care who the writer is, if something about the book arouses my interest, I'll read it and I certainly won't apologize or judge myself negatively for doing so.

Brava! I wish more women felt the same. To me, any other attitude will only marginalize women further in the long run.

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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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