sparrow puts all his
to encompass denser
to catch: it’s
one song, an over-reach
sun or cloud,
A. R. Ammons, “Glass” from Collected Poems: 1951-1971. Copyright © 1965 by A. R. Ammons. Reprinted by permission of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Source: Collected Poems: 1951-1971
(W. W. Norton and Company Inc., 1972)