A.R. Ammons Quotes

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A.R. Ammons Quotes

You came one day and
as usual in such matters
significance filled everything-
your eyes, the things you
knew, the way you turned,
leaned, stood, or sat,
this way or that.
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Not so much looking for the shape
as being available
to any shape that may be
summoning itself
through me
from the self not mine but ours.

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To be saved is here, local and mortal

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The oppressed grows weightless: doze/n th/rough c/and/or man/aged leg/ions stud/ents

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You have your identity when you find out, not what you can keep your mind on, but what you can't keep your mind off.

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If the greatest god is the stillness all the motions add up to, then we must ineluctably be included.

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For though we often need to be restored to the small, concrete, limited, and certain, we as often need to be reminded of the large, vague, unlimited, unknown.

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Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.

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Questions structure and, so, to some extent predetermine answers.

— A.R. Ammons

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