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October 20, 2021


The last word on "the excitable" Kenneth Koch! "A poet of charm" is so well said.
I command my past and future New York School of Poets seminar students to read this article immediately, if not sooner.

Thank you for the enthusiastic comment, Angela. I hope Melanie Rehak sees it.

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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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