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William Carlos Williams - The Poem

It's all in
the sound. A song.
Seldom a song. It should

be a song—made of
particulars, wasps,
a gentian—something
immediate, open

scissors, a lady's
eyes—waking
centrifugal, centripetal.

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Poet: William Carlos Williams
Poem: The Poem
Volume: The Wedge
Year: Published/Written in 1944

Comment 2 of 2, added on August 13th, 2005 at 12:04 AM.

Actually, it's good!111 It really helped me since I am looking for definitions of poem.

Ivyrone I. Libranda from Philippines
Comment 1 of 2, added on September 20th, 2004 at 11:26 AM.

lines 2,3 and 4 show great alliteration

Nikki Lewis from United States

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