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Quotation by John Ashbery
We too are somehow impossible, formed of so many different things, Too many to make sense to anybody. We straggle on as quotients, hard-to-combine Ingredients, and what continues Does so with our participation and consent.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The Wrong Kind of Insurance."
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