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    but Overall is beyond me: is the sum of these events
    I cannot draw, the ledger I cannot keep, the accounting
    beyond the account:
    Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

    I have a life that did not become,
    that turned aside and stopped,
    —Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

    only total expression

    expresses hiding: I’ll have to say everything
    to take on the roundness and withdrawal of the deep dark:
    less than total is a bucketful of radiant toys.
    Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

    I have reached no conclusions, have erected no boundaries,
    shutting out and shutting in, separating inside
    from outside: I have
    drawn no lines:
    —Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

    The wonderful workings of the world: wonderful,
    wonderful: I’m surprised half the time:
    —Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)