Matthew Zapruder on Ashbery

and a gale came and said
it is time to take all of you away

from the tops of the trees to the little houses

on little paths so startled
-from How to Continue, John Ashbery

Matthew Zapruder discusses John Ashbery's poem "How to Continue" with The Poetry Foundation.

This is one of my new favorite poems by Ashbery.

Listen to it here.

Read the complete text here.

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