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March 05, 2021


Each time I have the pleasure of reading a Lera Auerbach poem, I am utterly, truly astounded. I know of no one who can leap, spin, and surprise me as she can. The amount of space -- intimate & worldly - she covers! I have no doubt that I am reading a genius of a natural, pure poet.

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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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