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
centrifugal, centripetal.

Analysis, meaning and summary of William Carlos Williams's poem The Poem


  1. Ivyrone I. Libranda says:

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

  2. Nikki Lewis says:

    lines 2,3 and 4 show great alliteration

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