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Quotation by John Ashbery
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We can remember as easily as the day we were born
The maggots we passed on the way and how the day bled
And the night too on hearing us, though we spoke only our childish
Ideas and never tried to impress anybody even when somewhat older.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Thank You for Not Cooperating."
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