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July 20, 2019


sweet tribute for paul, david, thanks for posting

Beautiful little poem. Paul was a special kind of person and poet.

Thanks, Terry. He was a great colleague. Our classes met at the same time, ending at 10:30 PM, perfect timing for a trip to the old Cafe Loup.

Thank you, Michael.

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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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