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October 31, 2012


Thank you for this, Best American Poe-try! I love dear old Vincent. I wish I'd seen him in LAURA before I saw all those EA Poe movies at the Saturday matinees when my 12-year-old bones longed to be chilled. What a smoothie with sweet eyes!

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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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