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April 15, 2021


I'm looking forward to Brady's poetry and "erudite prose." And I love your list of poets in parentheses.

The sentence that ends like this is a rhetorical knockout

<<< Homeric in scope, Yeatsian in intensity, networked in a riot of wine-dark vectors and turning in a phantasmagorical gyre of allusion and erudition that spirals out into the enormous embrace of the music underwriting the everyday.>>

even if I can't follow the metaphor after "spirals." Thumbs up!

Thank you Ursula. Those poets in parentheses are my heroes. And thank you for your kind words, Tony. The metaphor does get a bit mixed after "spirals," but the enthusiasm remains clear! ~DD

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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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