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“His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings.”

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source: describing F. Scott Fitzgerald in A Moveable Feast (New York: Scribner, 2009), restored edition, 125.

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“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.”

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

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medium: poetry

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