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Quotation by John Ashbery
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Ought to be written about how this affects
You when you write poetry:
The extreme austerity of an almost empty mind
Colliding with the lush, Rousseau-like foliage of its desire to communicate
Something between breaths....
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "And Ut Pictura Poesis Is Her Name."
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