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And the immortal music of Chopin
Which we had been discovering for several months
Since we were fourteen years old. And coffee grounds,
And the wonder of hands, and the wonder of the day
When the child discovers her first dead hand.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Our Youth."
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