Archie Randolph Ammons

(18 February 1926 – 25 February 2001 / Whiteville, North Carolina)

Rogue Elephant


The reason to be autonomous is to stand there,
a cleared instrument, ready to act, to search

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  • Rookie - 774 Points Lamont Palmer (1/2/2009 10:53:00 AM)

    I've grown to enjoy the poems of Ammons and recognize the power in his style and vision. -LP (Report) Reply

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