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June 10, 2022


Really wonderful post. Thank you. (I couldn't get more than half-way through the 2019 movie, but, then again, I am no fan of Rene Zellweger.)

Wonderful post! Happy Birthday, David!!

Over the Rainbow - my favourite song of all time. It will never he bettered.

Thanks for this engaging essay, David! BTW I never thought anyone could equal Judy Garland's version of "Over the Rainbow" until I heard Eva Cassidy's. Truly I think they're equally good, and that's saying a LOT.

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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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