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December 13, 2014


Scarriet had me lose in the first round of a playoff of poets a few years ago. Calling me charming to damn with faint praise while I shot baskets like a girl, a girl who is charming and easily dismissed. As if I'm such a loser.

Ms. Brown, I learned of your poetry via Scarriet, love your work!

2010 Scarriet sermon on the need to get back to the books of the BAP-le:

Mrs Brown you've got a lovely daughter! Loved your poem set in Paris in recent BAP (I think it was 2011).

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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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