Treasure Island

William Carlos Williams

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

Transitional


First he said:
It is the woman in us
That makes us write-
Let us acknowledge it-
Men would be silent.
We are not men
Therefore we can speak
And be conscious
(of the two sides)
Unbent by the sensual
As befits accuracy.

I then said:
Dare you make this
Your propaganda?

And he answered:
Am I not I-here?

Submitted: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Transitional by William Carlos Williams )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. sadism, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  2. Call me, I am here, gajanan mishra
  3. Gibberish, Neela Nath
  4. Wonderful World, fareha fatima
  5. COPLA 88 INVOCATION: This Bad Guy World, T (no first name) Wignesan
  6. Nature's Law, Asit Kumar Sanyal
  7. Irritation Of Gestures, Naveed Akram
  8. OVER THE ROCK OF SUICIDE فوق صخرة الانتحار, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  9. Just For the Record, Joyce Sutphen
  10. lonely wanderer, The lonely wanderer

Poem of the Day

poet Henry Lawson


The old year went, and the new returned, in the withering weeks of drought,
The cheque was spent that the shearer earned,
and the sheds were all cut out;
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]