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Lola Haskins - Dearborn North Apartments

Chicago, Illinois
Rows of rectangles rise, set into brick.
And in every rectangle, there is a lamp.
Why should there be a lamp in every window?
Because in all this wide city, there is not
enough light. Because the young in the world
are crazy for light and the old are afraid
it will leave them. Because whoever you are,
if you come home late but it looks like noon,
you won't tense at the click as you walk in
which is probably after all only the heat
coming on, or the floorboards settling.
So when you fling your coat to its peg in
the hall, and kick off your heels, and unzip
your black velvet at that odd vee'd angle as if
someone were twisting your arm from behind,
then reach inside the closet for a hanger,
just to the dark left where the dresses live,
what happens next is a complete surprise.

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Poet: Lola Haskins
Poem: Dearborn North Apartments

Comment 47 of 47, added on April 17th, 2014 at 10:53 AM.

3dkFTF Major thankies for the blog article. Much obliged.

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Comment 46 of 47, added on April 13th, 2014 at 9:38 AM.
Unlikely? Not as unl

Unlikely? Not as unlikely as Zepler and Kraemer, two very great chess cosmopers who created together amazing problems. pre- and post-WWII.Zepler was a Jew, and Kraemer an SA, possibly (according to Die Schwalbe) an SS-Obersturmffchrer. Kraemer visited Zepler even when he became an SA, and Zepler pleaded for an early liberation of Kraemer when the latter was interned after the war. In 1951, they published a selection of problems together.All is possible in life. (Sources: Wikipedia, Krabbe Open Chess Diary)

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Comment 45 of 47, added on April 1st, 2014 at 7:23 AM.

weFMIW Great, thanks for sharing this post.Thanks Again. Awesome.

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