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November 08, 2012

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Jenny, it took me a while to get all the way down to the point where you ask forgiveness for reciting Frost. Know why? Because first I recited the poem in an old-man voice, which I love to do, and then recited it trying to imitate Frost's voice, which I also love to do. And just happily playing in my little sandbox of sound. Then I finished and realized, oops. Anyway, you're forgiven. WAY forgiven! :-))
xxxooo

I'm so glad you loved the poem, Jim. Fun to imagine you reading it in the many voices. I was itching to post it for over a week, but I have no "right' to it, you know, since here the temperature is about 70. Yesterday morning, though, we had winds, winds like those that sent our electrical wires down for 8 days just one year ago last Thur. Funny how we can only ever imagine (and those imaginings aren't true except by accident; mostly they are inventions) what the reality is for anyone else. I hope your reality is fall-beautiful. Always always always so good to hear from you! xo

I've heard a lot of talk about word play and semantics. Fine. Anyone interested in what it might be about, beyond the obvious?

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