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I wrote a contrafactum to rhythm changes today. Or I should say that one just occurred to the fingers of my right hand as I was playing, aft...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

93. Salarios del impío / Carta a mi madre

Juan Gelman (Seix Barral, 2000). I got this in Argentina while I was teaching Gelman. Salarios is a book of lapidary, "short form" poems. Carta is a letter Gelman wrote after his mother's death. They are very different works and nothing justfies putting them together except a coincidence in their years of writing and the them of exile. Well, I guess that's enough.

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