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December 27, 2020


So chilling, and yet I love the image of the thick cozy blanket. And, by the way, I love Beth, and am so happy to be here among her many many friends!

I want to read and savor it over and over, Beth. Thanks for the ride!

This poem speaks to these times, to all difficult times in our lives, with grace and grit. So much mystical parable packed into this short poem. Brilliant!

this Beth Joselow writes real poems. She's going places, mark my words.

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I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
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of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
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