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Formally say purely what's essential to clarify my absence. Letter to Jean Chalon: stunned to listen to of the dying of Louise de Vilmorin via your compliment of her. I knew her good at one time, fashionable her, and attempted to work out her the 1st time I went to Paris. simply because lets now not meet I disguised her identify within the Diary. you'll find her in below a pitcher Bell and in condo of Incest, which i'm sending you this present day. unusual that once I met you [in Paris], it used to be of the lignée of Giraudoux and of Louise i presumed. I intended to invite you should you knew her. She should have enjoyed your writing up to you probably did hers—what separated us used to be now not realizing how she felt approximately my descriptions—not listening to from her, and fearing her displeasure, for one by no means understands how one’s pics impact others. In a fashion it used to be sweeter to listen to of her loss of life via your poetry than in the other means, for she deserved this type of salute. Letter to Richard Centing: Born [under the emerging signal of] Libra (! )—justice—I get enthusiastic about those that have to be written about—for example Rank’s magazine and his books greater than Henry Miller’s journal, The Booster, and for instance the Poverty Theater in Dallas, Texas, who're doing a dramatic examining of quantity One. everyone is a bit uninterested in the Miller-Durrell-Nin triangle—and we've different configurations! I’m deluged with information. Grolier bookstall at Harvard—Gordon Cairnie—very elderly now and ill—was like Gotham e-book Mart’s Frances Steloff. Carried my books from the very starting. In honor of his birthday in August, Antioch overview is bringing out a bunch in regards to the Grolier bookstore with pictures and a web page written by means of all his writers—so probably lets touch upon that. Elsa Dorfman got here this day to take photos for that and for a suite of poets and writers being accomplished via Dr. Walter Grossman for Boston collage Library. Robert Creely, Allan Ginsberg, Denise Levertov, Robert Lowell, Charles Olson, and so forth. it's Mr. Cairnie’s seventy-fifth birthday. all of it started after New Year’s with reasonable bleeding. I went to the Kaiser sanatorium for a checkup. One checkup resulted in one other, and Friday the twenty third I knew they discovered a wide tumor within the uterus. the choices have been radiology or high-mortality surgical procedure which might depart disfiguration. what sort of disfiguration? “You will be left with open holes and a bag for evacuation. ” I moved quickly the health professional simply because a pal was once calling for me and that i didn’t wish him to listen to. I met him within the corridor. I didn’t inform him all. (Disfiguration—a cripple—end of my lifestyles. ) but if we received domestic I did weep. whilst I arrived in ny Sunday evening I felt doomed. but if I observed Dr. Parks, the gynecologist who operated on me many years in the past, I felt extra hopeful. He stated the tumor was once small, contained; my basic healthiness solid, no lack of weight or fatigue. I had seventy five percentage likelihood of having the tumor healed through radiotherapy. Slowly, I grew calmer. My spirits rose. I observed Dr. Bogner. We mentioned sickness and my photograph of the tumor as “worry” or “irritation. ” I acknowledged my mental kingdom used to be so reliable, it can aid.