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Quotation by John Ashbery
There is the rich quarter, with its houses of pink and white, and its crumbling, leafy terraces. There is the poorer quarter, its homes a deep blue. There is the market, where men are selling hats and swatting flies
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic, novelist. The Instruction Manual (l. 60–62). . .
Selected Poems [John Ashbery]. (1986) Penguin Books.
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