William Carlos Williams

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

The Nightingales - Poem by William Carlos Williams

My shoes as I lean
unlacing them
stand out upon
flat worsted flowers
under my feet.
Nimbly the shadows
of my fingers play
unlacing
over shoes and flowers.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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