Quotation by Archie Randolph Ammons

the focused beam
folds all energy in:
the image glares filling all space:
the head falls and
hangs and cannot wake itself.
Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Laser (l. 24–28). . .

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