William Carlos Williams

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

Light Hearted William


Light hearted William twirled
his November moustaches
and, half dressed, looked
from the bedroom window
upon the spring weather.

Heigh-ya! sighed he gaily
leaning out to see
up and down the street
where a heavy sunlight
lay beyond some blue shadows.

Into the room he drew
his head again and laughed
to himself quietly
twirling his green moustaches.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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