Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Quotation of the day for January 13, 2015

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Quotation of the Day for January 13, 2015

These then were some hazards of the course,
Yet though we knew the course was hazards and nothing else
It was still a shock when, almost a quarter of a century later,
The clarity of the rules dawned on you for the first time.
They were the players, and we who had struggled at the game
Were merely spectators, though subject to its vicissitudes
And moving with it out of the tearful stadium, borne on shoulders, at last.

- John Ashbery, from his poem Soonest Mended.

Submitted by: Mike Krawchuk
Jan. 12, 2015

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