Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by John Ashbery
More Quotes From
"A Blessing in Disguise"
"A Last World"
"A Long Novel"
writers and writing
I am cozily ensconced in the balcony of my face
Looking out over the whole darn countryside, a beacon of satisfaction
I am. I'll not trade places with a king. Here I am then, continuing but ever beginning
My perennial voyage....
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The Skaters, II."
Cite this source
Embed this quotation
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.