Daily Archives: October 16, 2022

John Ashbery: The Instruction Manual

“John Ashbery wrote his first poem when he was 8. It rhymed and made sense (‘The tall haystacks are great sugar mounds/ These are the fairies’ camping grounds’) and the young writer—who had that touch of laziness that sometimes goes … Continue reading

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