I lie here thinking of you:—

the stain of love
is upon the world!
Yellow, yellow, yellow
it eats into the leaves,
smears with saffron
the horned branched the lean
against a smooth purple sky!
There is no light
only a honey-thick stain
that drips from leaf to leaf
and limb to limb
spoiling the colors
of the whole world—

you far off there under
the wine-red selvage of the west!

Analysis, meaning and summary of William Carlos Williams's poem Love Song


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  2. Gabrielle Hall says:

    i really enjoy this poem its nice it explains alot gret job
    i love it;D
    well bye

  3. kelsey says:

    i think that they are very boring but fun at the same time

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