Tag: william carlos williams poem

Featured Poem: Arrival

By William Carlos Williams 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 . . . !

Featured Poem: To Be Recited to Flossie on Her Birthday

To Be Recited to Flossie on Her Birthday by William Carlos Williams Let him who may among the continuing lines seek out the tortured constancy affirms where I persist let me say across cross purposes that the flower bloomed struggling to assert itself simply under the conflicting lights you will believe me a rose to the end of time