John Ashbery

Rookie (28 July 1927 / Rochester, New York)

John Ashbery Poems

1. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror 1/20/2003
2. Daffy Duck In Hollywood 1/20/2003
3. My Philosophy of Life 1/20/2003
4. Just Walking Around 3/11/2006
5. Into the Dusk-Charged Air 1/20/2003
6. Farm Implements and Rutabagas in a Landscape 1/20/2003
7. Glazunoviana 3/11/2006
8. For John Clare 1/20/2003
9. Syringa 1/20/2003
10. Poem at the New Year 8/31/2008
11. The Instruction Manual 1/23/2015
12. The Dong With the Luminous Nose 2/2/2015
13. Wet Casements 11/21/2014
14. Hotel Lautréamont 2/10/2015
15. Pantoum 2/5/2015

For John Clare

Kind of empty in the way it sees everything, the earth gets to its feet andsalutes the sky. More of a success at it this time than most others it is. The feeling that the sky might be in the back of someone's mind. Then there is no telling how many there are. They grace everything--bush and tree--to take the roisterer's mind off his caroling--so it

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