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August 13, 2018


The key
to the great mystery:
he made a lot
of enemies by saying
something, can't remember what,
but the mules were braying,
and Naipaul
had a wry fall.
But hey:
would A. M. Fogel say?

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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
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