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March 12, 2017


Brings to mind a few similar goodbyes.

...and a trace of sorrow.

yes, this poem's universal nature is one of the many qualities I admire about it. thanks for reading & for the feedback.

Migration and refugees still remain ones of the top modern global issues. I like this point of view on the whole situation . As for the poetry, I never was a big fan, but you inspired me to read both of her books.

Very cool poem!

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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

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