Paradoxes and Oxymorons by John Ashbery : Poem Guide : Learning Lab : The Poetry Foundation

Paradoxes and Oxymorons BY JOHN ASHBERY This poem is concerned with language on a very plain level. Look at it talking to you. You look out a window Or pretend to fidget. You have it but you don’t have it. You miss it, it misses you. You miss each other. The poem is sad because … Continue reading

The Art of Poetry No. 33, John Ashbery

Paris Review – The Art of Poetry No. 33, John Ashbery. Click to read a wonderful interview with poet John Ashbery