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March 11, 2021


I've known no better, kinder, or more generous people than Walt and Sandy LaFeber. When I turned from being mostly a historian to mostly writing poetry, he still read whatever I sent him and replied profoundly. This is the kind of heartache that ruins more than a century.

Thank you, Ms. Davis. I wish I had been present at his celebrated final lecture.

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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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