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Archie Randolph Ammons (February 18, 1926 – February 25, 2001) was an American poet who won the annual National Book Award for Poetry in 1973 and 1993. He wrote about humanity's relationship to nature in alternately comic and solemn tones.

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Quote Left risk is full: every living thing in siege: the demand is life, to keep life: the small... Quote Right
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Quote Left for it is not so much to know the self as to know it as it is known... Quote Right
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Quote Left to fasten into order enlarging grasps of disorder, widening scope, but enjoying the freedom that... Quote Right
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Quote Left I have a life that did not become, that turned aside and stopped, astonished: Quote Right
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Quote Left the focused beam folds all energy in: the image glares filling all space: the head falls and hangs and cannot wake itself. Quote Right
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