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Old 01-13-2003, 07:32 PM
Michael Juster Michael Juster is offline
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One of my sonnets ("Los Periquitos")that got the "Welcome to the NFL" reception here from Alan and other literary linebackers (and was much better for it) will be in the next Formalist. It is obliquely a 9/11 poem as well as a tribute to the great Rhina Espaillat. So, thanks!!!
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Old 01-13-2003, 07:51 PM
RCrawford RCrawford is offline
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Michael,

Congratulations. I remember you reading the sonnet at Powow. It's a wonderful, uplifitng, strong poem--the kind that are few and far between (because they are so difficult to write).

Bob
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Old 01-14-2003, 01:42 AM
Michael Cantor Michael Cantor is offline
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I remember it as well. The New York sense of the piece was marvelous. Congratulations!
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Old 01-14-2003, 06:02 PM
Deborah Warren Deborah Warren is offline
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The football metaphor is Greek to me, but I remember the poem; and as well as seeing it in the Formalist, I hope to hear you read it again soon.
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Old 01-18-2003, 07:38 AM
Rhina P. Espaillat Rhina P. Espaillat is offline
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I want to tell you again, Mike, how grateful I am for this poem: I've received very few gifts that I value as much as this one! And I'm delighted it's going to be in the next Formalist. Does this entitle me to membership in the Elderly Ladies' Strictly Platonic Wing of the "Laura/Beatrice/Maud Gonne Society"?
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