William Carlos Williams

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

Asphodel, That Greeny Flower - Poem by William Carlos Williams

Of asphodel, that greeny flower,
like a buttercup
upon its branching stem-
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  • (12/12/2006 8:36:00 PM)


    If you have any interest at all in this poem, PLEASE find the original version with the proper line layouts. WCW worked his entire life to build that stanza structure, and its almost sacrilegious to read the poem without it. Marvelous poem! (Report) Reply

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