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John Ashbery, Tuesday Evening (1995)

In case after reading yesterday’s “The Dong with the Luminous Nose” you were wondering, like me, what “a long nonsense poem” by John Ashbery looked / sounded / felt like, here is Tuesday Evening She plundered the fun in his hair. … Continue reading

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John Ashbery, The Dong with the Luminous Nose (1998)

The Dong With the Luminous Nose (a cento) Within a windowed niche of that high hall I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day. I shall rush out as I am, and walk the street The lights begin … Continue reading

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