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Quotation by John Ashbery
There are still other made-up countries
Where we can hide forever,
Wasted with eternal desire and sadness,
Sucking the sherbets, crooning the tunes, naming the names.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Hop O' My Thumb."
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