Readings — From the January 2013 issue

Spring Maneuvers

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By A. R. Ammons (1926–2001), from the Summer/Autumn 2012 issue of Chicago Review.

If one of these helicopters tried to put down in my yard,
the branches of my many maples would splinter the blades
into arpeggios or fluffy obbligatos and angle the copter

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