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March 18, 2019


Agreed -- the moon is underrated. Thanks. dl

I had saved this article to read after we met in Paris and we heard these comments mentioned here; how goes your moon these days? I hope well, and perhaps we muse upon that same moon together from our separate seats but both bask in its glow and dream a common dream: of old, wonderful things, like the moon, and how they never grow old when we see them again after some time apart- and how every time we look, we wonder once again how we could ever have gone so long without them always in our eyes. Full or simply a small slice, may the moon today be a birthday cake with fireworks, burning for you like a Bastille Day celebration, the night revealing how much friends make the moon worth looking towards together, whether champagne or Paris, or a vast space, perfume or fog, a blanket or a bed, together.

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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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