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April 01, 2019


An april foo's joke indeed!

Thank you, Joanna. It was nice to see you at the Samovar.

Will there be a signing?

Funny you should mention it. Elizabeth is notoriously shy so, instead of a signing, TSE has suggested a cocktail party culminating in a performance of his play of that title, with poets taking all the parts. James Merrill has agreed to play One-Eyed Reilly.

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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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