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Anecdote of the Jar
Anecdote of the Jar
by Wallace Stevens

Anecdote of the Jar Life, Consciousness, and Existence Quotes Page 2

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It did not give of bird or bush (11)

This is a comment on the inability of the jar to do something that happens of its own accord in the wilderness—procreate. Bushes and trees and flowers seed to produce new growth, and birds and bees... well, if you've ever had that talk, you know what they do. Life relies on the ability to procreate.

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