William Carlos Williams

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

Poem (As The Cat) - Poem by William Carlos Williams

As the cat
climbed over
the top of

the jamcloset
first the right
forefoot

carefully
then the hind
stepped down

into the pit of
the empty
flowerpot


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Saturday, March 29, 2014


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