published in Complexities of Motion: A.R. Ammons’s Longer Poems, ed. Steven P. Schnedier (Fairleigh Dickinson press, 1998), pp. 68-82.
Briefings: Poems Small and Easy (Norton 1971), singled out by Harold Bloom as Ammons’s “finest book,” is also, I think, his most enigmatic. To begin with, its […]