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December 23, 2020


"Sometimes you feel alone./Sometimes you feel loved." In your hands, the personal becomes the universal. Stunning poem. I am now a huge fan! "The hidden room" is yet another poem.

Thank you, Lera, for the honesty and brilliance of your work - in music and in poetry.

As I grow older I appreciate Lera giving voice to pilgrimage

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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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