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April 05, 2022


What a gorgeous poem to examine and unfold!

So glad you enjoyed, Elliott!

An outstanding addition to a wonderful series.

Thank you bunches, Karen Beckworth. Glad you are reading.

I particularly enjoyed the moment when the poem turned to the birds. Lovely.

Isn't it lovely! Indeed. Thank you, Annette.

Especially like the contrast in these lines (the silent clock in the town square,
the heavy footprints of the homeless), so suggestive, so haiku (adj.).

Terrific poem, Major, and beautifully smart commentary, Angela!

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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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