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Ambiguity

Poems

“All Your Horses” by Kay Ryan

“An Argument About Horses” by Kedarnath Singh

“Language Lesson 1976” by Heather McHugh

“Paradoxes and Oxymorons” by John Ashbery

“Drawn Curtains” by Edmond Jabès

“A Meditation on Number and on Definition” by Paul Ramsey

Four Visual Poems by Jessy Randall