The Hot Word
Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by John Ashbery
More Quotes From
"A Blessing in Disguise"
"A Last World"
"A Long Novel"
It seems only yesterday that we saw
The movie with the cows in it
And turned to one at your side, who burped
As morning saw a new garnet-and-pea-green order propose
Itself out of the endless bathos, like science-fiction lumps.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Grand Galop."
Cite this source
Embed this quotation
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.
Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Advertise with Us
Suggest a Word