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Quotation by John Ashbery
It has been played once more. I think you exist only To tease me into doing it, on your level, and then you aren't there Or have adopted a different attitude. And the poem Has set me softly down beside you. The poem is you.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Paradoxes and Oxymorons."
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