Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by John Ashbery
And no one, it seemed, had had the presence of mind To initiate proceedings or stop the wheel From the number it was backing away from as it stopped: It was performing prettily; the puncture stayed unseen....
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Another Chain Letter."
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.