William Carlos Williams

(17 September 1883 – 4 March 1963 / New Jersey)

Blizzard - Poem by William Carlos Williams

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Snow falls:
years of anger following
hours that float idly down --
the blizzard
drifts its weight
deeper and deeper for three days
or sixty years, eh? Then
the sun! a clutter of
yellow and blue flakes --
Hairy looking trees stand out
in long alleys
over a wild solitude.
The man turns and there --
his solitary track stretched out
upon the world.


Comments about Blizzard by William Carlos Williams

  • Gold Star - 13,947 Points * Sunprincess * (3/9/2014 1:43:00 AM)

    ...nice imagery....could see the footsteps in the snow... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Sangnam Nam (5/22/2009 12:56:00 AM)

    The road covered with snow falls
    not to see anyone
    around
    a lone traveler
    on the long unfolded

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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