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July 31, 2020


I've both lived and live through the essence of this poem. As senior citizen ,visits to my board certified urologist put me in the doghouse vis a vis all things penis and bladder related. I'm sure that man of four hundred and fifty years ago only WISHED he had a board certified urologist attend to his private matters.

In salute to achievements in science, medicine and poetry, kudos to all board certified poet-urologists of this world.

Loved this! And just think of how many of these sayings show up in the lyrics of the Great American Songbook.
Come blow your horn - Frank Sinatra thanks to Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen (and Neil Simon)
I'm Cooking with Gas - belted by Nancy Walker in her solo "I Can Cook, Too" in ON THE TOWN, lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green.
Really terrific memories, thank you.

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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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