"It is the ..." Quote of John Ashbery

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It is the time we have now, and all our wasted time sinks into the sea and is swallowed up without a trace. The past is dust and ashes, and this incommensurably wide way leads to the pragmatic and kinetic future.

John Ashbery
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The System."