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August 24, 2009


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Phrenology would not work well on dead soldiers either.

David, thanking retroactively and actively and begging you to remove the first ugly picture to the one of Dan and father -- it was secretly taken by Rudy Burckhardt and some have thought it out of focus but it's one nf my two favorite presentations of self--When I pass by certain trees and moss I think of Rudy and how he would have filmed them or painted them or even talked about them--Thanks, D reading in slight light

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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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