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December 04, 2014


Keep 'em coming, AZ. Can't tell you how much I'm enjoying these.

Alan Ziegler--
Are you the same Alan Ziegler who came into my 7th grade classroom at Wagner Junior High School in 1976 and started me on a lifetime of loving poetry and writing? I think I still have a poem I wrote in that workshop, and we even had a book of poems that you printed up and put together us, probably on a "rexograph" machine.
I teach freshman writing at NYU now. Can I get you to come and teach a class? Or can I at least treat you to a cup of coffee?
---Rina Rich


Indeed I am the same (though perhaps the intervening 38 years have changed me a bit), and I remember you and your work! I still have the Wagner book. Let's follow up by email: [email protected].

jim c,

This means so much to me, and pieces will keep coming!

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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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