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Dear Danielle

October 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I think you’ll appreciate that Li-Young Lee is currently out of fashion (I haven’t heard his name mentioned in seven years) and, yet, I consider him one of the poets with the most influence on me. His book The City in which I Love You was the first “slim volume of verse” (to use Christina’s […]

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Tags: correspondence · J'Lyn Chapman · Li-Young Lee · Uncategorized

Dear Henry,

August 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

One night after dinner with my friends Sara and Noah, we came across Wallace Stevens’ poem, “How to Live. What to Do.” My friend Noah and I joked about how we both have turned to this poem in the hope that maybe this one time it would prove its pudding. I’ve been belligerent about it, […]

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Tags: Advice · Blue · Henry · J'Lyn Chapman · Kieslowski · Wallace Stevens