Quotation by John Ashbery

This age-old truth I to thee impart
Act according to the dictates of your art
Because if you don't no one else is going to
And that person isn't likely to be you.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Variations, Calypso and Fugue on a Theme of Ella Wheeler Wilcox."
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