Who is William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism.

In addition to his writing, Williams had a long career as a physician practicing both pediatrics and general medicine. He was affiliated with Passaic General Hospital, where he served as the hospital's chief of pediatrics from 1924 until his death. The hospital, which is now known as St. Mary's General Hospital, paid tribute to Williams with a memorial plaque that states "we walk the wards that Williams walked".

Life and career Williams was born in Rutherford, New Jersey to an English father and Puerto Rican mother of partial French descent. His work has a great affinity with painting, in which he had a l...
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William Carlos Williams Poems

  • Peasant Wedding
    Pour the wine bridegroom
    where before you the
    bride is enthroned her hair
    ...
  • The Spouts
    In this world of
    as fine a pair of breasts
    as ever I saw
    the fountain in ...
  • The Yachts
    contend in a sea which the land partly encloses
    shielding them from the too-heavy blows
    of an ungoverned ocean which when it chooses
    ...
  • Kora In Hell: Improvisations I
    1


    Fools have big wombs. For the rest?â??here is pennyroyal if one knows to use it. But time is only another liar, so go along the wall a little further: if blackberries prove bitter there'll be mushrooms, fairy- ring mushrooms, in the grass, sweetest of all fungi. ...
  • On A Proposed Trip South
    They tell me on the morrow I must leave
    This winter eyrie for a southern flight
    And truth to tell I tremble with delight
    At thought of such unheralded reprieve. ...
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White 35 Wind 30 Sun 28 Sky 25 Morning 24 Green 23 Grass 23 Broken 20 Head 20 Cold 20


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