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    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)

    for it is not so much to know the self
    as to know it as it is known
    by galaxy and cedar cone,
    as if birth had never found it

    and death could never end it:
    —Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

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

    to fasten into order enlarging grasps of disorder, widening
    scope, but enjoying the freedom that
    Scope eludes my grasp, that there is no finality of vision,
    that I have perceived nothing completely,
    that tomorrow a new walk is a new walk.
    —Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)

    no arranged terror: no forcing of image, plan,
    or thought:
    no propaganda, no humbling of reality to precept:
    terror pervades but is not arranged, all possibilities
    of escape open: no route shut,
    —Archie Randolph Ammons (b. 1926)