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July 22, 2012

Comments with John Donne's "Triple Fool"

Hi Jill,

Loved the poem and your take on it, particularly the insight on how metaphor multiplies its deeper meaning. Something valuable to consider while reading, and writing, all manners of poetry. Thanks, e

Love it!

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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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