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William Carlos Williams - The Great Figure

Among the rain
and lights
I saw the figure 5
in gold
on a red
firetruck
moving
tense
unheeded
to gong clangs
siren howls
and wheels rumbling
through the dark city.



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"I Saw The Figure 5 In Gold" by Charles Demuth

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Poet: William Carlos Williams
Poem: The Great Figure
Poem of the Day: Oct 15 2004

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