Quotation by John Ashbery

This is just a footnote, though a microcosmic one perhaps, to the greater curve
Of the elaboration; it asks no place in it, only insertion hors-texte as the invisible notion of how that day grew
From planisphere to heaven, and what part in it all the "I" had, the insatiable researcher of learned trivia, bookworm ...
Surprise me with a
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