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March 20, 2020


But consider Stavrogin's theory of creative destruction as amended by Kirilov. --DL

Thank you, I needed a laugh. I wish I still had my old University of Chicago t-shirt: "The University of Chicago is funnier than you think". (No, it's not).

As Mel Brooks wrote: Please, don't touch me.

YOU Explained the content idea really well.

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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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