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Quotation by John Ashbery
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Old heavens, you used to tweak above us,
Standing like rain whenever a salvo . . . Old heavens,
You lying there above the old, but not ruined, fort,
Can you hear, there, what I am saying?
For it is you I am parodying,
Your invisible denials.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The Skaters, II."
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