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April 29, 2022


I agree. Edward G. is his usual fabulous self. And "Closer than that, Walter" is one of noir's greatest lines. Speaking of lines, Billy Wilder said this (about whom I don't know): "He has Van Gogh's ear for music." You didn't mess with Billy Wilder.

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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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