“As for the farmers, they are, for the most part, indistinguishable: here the tractor is red, there yellow; here a pair of dirty hands, there a pair of dirty hands. They are cultivators of the soil. They grow crops by pattern, by acre, by foresight, by habit.”

“The Prose Poem,” Great American Prose Poems, edited by David Lehman (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003), 279.
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