Quotation by Archie Randolph Ammons

air or vacuum, snow or shale, squid or wolf, rose or lichen,
each is accepted into as much light as it will take,
Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926), U.S. poet. The City Limits (l. 13–14). . .

Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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