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August 18, 2014


Thanks for this, Sara. I'm really interested in the idea of "our Death...made visible as Life." I think poetry tries to do that in a variety of ways; through subject, of course, but even just through existing as a record of things after the fact.

Anyway, this was great. Looking forward to more.

Wow, obscure example indeed. I appreciate your insightful words about Earthworks (and the whole post as well!), and it's very interesting to see how you've contextualized it among the work and thematics of your essay.

Thanks, Jessica. And thank you, Tyrus--very happy to know you found my take interesting/insightful.

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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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