William Carlos Williams Poems

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1.
This Is Just To Say

I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox
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2.
The Red Wheelbarrow

so much depends
upon

a red wheel
...

3.
A Sort Of A Song

Let the snake wait under
his weed
and the writing
be of words, slow and quick, sharp
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4.
Blizzard

Snow falls:
years of anger following
hours that float idly down --
the blizzard
...

5.
"Libertad! Igualdad! Fraternidad!"

You sullen pig of a man
you force me into the mud
with your stinking ash-cart!
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6.
Arrival

And yet one arrives somehow,
finds himself loosening the hooks of
her dress
in a strange bedroom--
...

7.
Dawn

Ecstatic bird songs pound
the hollow vastness of the sky
with metallic clinkings--
beating color up into it
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8.
Danse Russe

If I when my wife is sleeping
and the baby and Kathleen
are sleeping
and the sun is a flame-white disc
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9.
Complete Destruction

It was an icy day.
We buried the cat,
then took her box
and set fire to it
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10.
A Goodnight

Go to sleep- though of course you will not-
to tideless waves thundering slantwise against
strong embankments, rattle and swish of spray
dashed thirty feet high, caught by the lake wind,
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