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January 19, 2023


It's a hit! I'd walk a mile to see you on that camel.

Cole Porter steals tunes from all over....

Thank you, Peter, for reminding me of Ives's 2nd.
The tune I was actually thinking of was the old Rheinhold beer jingle, based ona 19-century Viennese waltz.

I remember it all fondly! M

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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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