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Quotation by John Ashbery
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To pay a visit to the young child, and how, when he grew up to be a man
The same restive ceremony replaced the limited years between,
Only now he was old, and forced to begin the journey to the sun.
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "Plainness in Diversity."
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