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Quotation by John Ashbery
Like a canoe route across the great lake on whose shore
One is left trapped, grumbling not so much at bad luck as
Because only this one side of experience is ever revealed.
And that meant something.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The Other Cindy."
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