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February 01, 2022


“Show me the way to take a walk or catch a cold.” I see parallels to yesterday’s Blog on the Grand Illusion.

Terrific poem.

Painfully relatable.

"Speak to me
through William Powell or Myrna Loy"

Good poem!

bingo! wonderfully poignant whimsicality

A charming witty serious meditation on an existential theme. Deserved to be chosen by Keillor.

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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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