William Carlos Williams

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

To A Friend - Poem by William Carlos Williams

Well, Lizzie Anderson! seventeen men--and
the baby hard to find a father for!

What will the good Father in Heaven say
to the local judge if he do not solve this problem?
A little two-pointed smile and--pouff!--
the law is changed into a mouthful of phrases.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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