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Quotation by John Ashbery
Although I mean it, and project the meaning
As hard as I can into its brushed-metal surface,
It cannot, in this deteriorating climate, pick up
Where I leave off.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The Ice–Cream Wars."
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