A.R. Ammons Quotes

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A.R. Ammons quotes: Though I have looked everywhere / I can find nothing lowly / in the universe. Though I have looked everywhere / I can find nothing lowly / in the universe.
A.R. Ammons quotes: The reeds giveway to thewind and givethe wind away The reeds give
way to the
wind and give
the wind away
A.R. Ammons quotes: One can't have it both ways and both ways is the only way I want it. One can't have it both ways and both ways is the only way I want it.
A.R. Ammons quotes: Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone. Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone.
A.R. Ammons quotes: A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction. A poem generated by its own laws may be unrealized and bad in terms of so-called objective principles of taste, judgement, deduction.
A.R. Ammons quotes: Attend to mushrooms and all other things will answer up. Attend to mushrooms and all other things will answer up.
A.R. Ammons quotes: There's something to be said in favor of working in isolation in the real world. There's something to be said in favor of working in isolation in the real world.
A.R. Ammons quotes: Questions structure and, so, to some extent predetermine answers. Questions structure and, so, to some extent predetermine answers.
A.R. Ammons quotes: Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values. Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values.
A.R. Ammons quotes: Plant the seed whose vine or tree may hang you. Plant the seed whose vine or tree may hang you.
A.R. Ammons quotes: The poet exposes himself to the risk. All that has been said about poetry, all that he has learned about poetry, is only a partial assurance. The poet exposes himself to the risk. All that has been said about poetry, all that he has learned about poetry, is only a partial assurance.
A.R. Ammons quotes: Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience. Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.
A.R. Ammons quotes: If the greatest god is the stillness all the motions add up to, then we must ineluctably be included. If the greatest god is the stillness all the motions add up to, then we must ineluctably be included.
A.R. Ammons quotes: If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster. If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster.
A.R. Ammons quotes: 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. 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.