Arrival Poem by William Carlos Williams

Arrival

Rating: 3.1


And yet one arrives somehow,
finds himself loosening the hooks of
her dress
in a strange bedroom--
feels the autumn
dropping its silk and linen leaves
about her ankles.
The tawdry veined body emerges
twisted upon itself
like a winter wind . . . !

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Goldy Locks 13 April 2007

this is so phallic- i love/hate it.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 18 February 2022

not every arrival is welcome, this one is really disappointing, honest Classic Poem Of The Day.5 Stars full a-TOP!

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J.A. Prufrock 12 February 2020

" Tawdry veined" lady? Autumn, autumn, autumn...

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Justine Lock 28 October 2018

What is this poem about? ? I need an analysis.

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Antonio Liao 17 March 2010

placidly move by the lines and point wanting.....Excellent....

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ngaio beck 07 April 2008

Imagery graphic enough to make me wretch.

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