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Quotation by John Ashbery
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After which you led me to water
And bade me drink, which I did, owing to your kindness.
You would not let me out for two days and three nights,
Bringing me books bound in wild thyme and scented wild grasses
As if reading had any interest for me ...
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "How Much Longer Will I Be Able to Inhabit the Divine Sepulcher . . ....."
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