8.03.2010

Gosh, William Carlos Williams, I Know


This Is Just To Say
by William Carlos Williams

I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox

and which
you were probably
saving
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold


Coming as soon as I can turn the oven on again.

5 comments:

  1. i love that poem so much.

    but i like you better.

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  2. oh! one of my favorite poems. mmmmmm

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  3. i loved reading this poem on the train when it was part of the mta's poetry in motion campaign. dear fresh stone fruit, i miss you lots.

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