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January 18, 2009


Mr. President, I did not know that your where an artist, this is a great poem thourghly enjoyed. Thank you for sharing. Katherine

Typo please insert "r"

"For a hug, as I shink, my"

it is so simple, but it has so much meaning. nicely done!

Thank you for the comments. I believe that "shink" is what he wrote and intended.

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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

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