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February 04, 2022


Fitting and just. An excellent commemorative poem. Thank you, George Green.

dear Mr. Green, I shared On the Removal with friends - few - who remain in NYC, and with many who left. I reminded all of us of our Once upon - we wrote poems, messages, on the Olivetti typewriter on 5th Ave. Saw previews of friend's films at the Rizzoli screening room. Gave my ticket stub to another Balanchine admirer to attend City Center. We'd meet after these happenings and talk, and talk.

Thank you for green reminders, of the city setting us free. ever S Again

a very touching poem! Thanks for posting.

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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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