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December 22, 2014


Excellent post. Vivid sense of what it's like to walk into a jail for an outsider and how one may enter the lives of prisoners, even for a little while. Glad I read this today. This is important work.

Thank you, Charles. You know you've helped them keep going.

Alfred, I try. I think I get more from them than I give.

Carolyn, many thanks!

So good and so true. This is real.

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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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