A poem worth pondering in an election year, by the great Wallace Stevens, from his Parts of a World (1942).
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Excerpt from THE COLLECTED POEMS OF WALLACE STEVENS. Copyright © 1990 by the Estate of Wallace Stevens. Excerpted by permission of Vintage Books, a division of Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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