Extravaganza by A.R. Ammons

A leaf picked
up by the
wind could
(if it could)

tell a good
deal about
big affairs, volumes,
currents, long

tugs, ascensions,
wheels quite
truly and be
(dropped by a

ditchhedge) still
nothing
more than a bit of
nothing.


From the book Worldly Hopes , (1982)

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