A. R. Ammons Quote: “I can’t tell you where a…”

I can’t tell you where a poem comes from, what it is, or what it is for: nor can any other man. The reason I can’t tell you is that the purpose of a poem is to go past telling, to be recognised by burning.

A. R. Ammons


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Name: A. R. Ammons
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: February 18, 1926
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