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March 26, 2021


RIP (Rest in Poetry) Bob. This is an amazing remembrance.

Love this. Thank you.

Before I knew you, Bob, but the future's all there in the seeds: teaching poetry to high-schoolers, living carefully on a budget when a week's salary paid a month's rent, getting in and out of messy relationships with friends and lovers, listening to music, feeling free. The really painful things came later. Rise in protest, Bob. You were a mensch.

Beautiful, Alan. Merci bien!

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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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