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anitahart: 297/365 It is at the edge of a petal that love waits. - William Carlos Williams (The largest rain droplet reflection macro pic so far)

horse_butcher: William Carlos Williams, Patterson, pg 62.

EVR551: LRT: Twitter can be very bad most of the time but then someone drops a killer William Carlos Williams joke and it vindicates everything

enaie_maire: Btw, the title of my paper is "Zen and the art of imagined matter: annihilation and restoration in William Carlos Williams’s material ecopoetics"

HeheWaitWhut: William Carlos Williams [1953]

jay_jdavis: William Carlos Williams should come over and eat these two plums.

JMDReid: “I think all writing is a disease. You can't stop it.” --William Carlos Williams

summersjawa: William Carlos Williams

mkimdorman: BETWEEN WALLS the black wings of the hospital where nothing will grow lie cinders in which shine the broken pieces of a green bottle -William Carlos Williams

chikuwa100q_bot: 73. Poets are damned/ but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels. [William Carlos Williams]

pauljimerson: One of the poets Levertov admired was William Carlos Williams. Levertov sent Williams a fan letter;she was in her late 20s, & he was 68, recovering from his first stroke. After exchanging letters for a while she took a bus up to his hometown of Rutherford, New Jersey, to see him.

BinAnimals: William Carlos Williams let success go to his head.

padoramonium: Not sure if he’s the best for this metaphor, but watching Succession is like reading a William Carlos Williams poem

daniellefraggle: As an American lit major a million years ago this one picture of William Carlos Williams made me pay attention.

schizoidvisions: william carlos williams is one of the horniest poets of the 20th century

Otis_bro: The Red Wheelbarrow Summary  by William Carlos Williams

foxstoryDA: s/o to locked account i won't name who did an impressive original poem in a similar structure (william carlos williams? peaches in icebox? i don't wanna look it up but it is such a powerful vagur memory) abt submitting a dissertation later than expected due to being on job market

CasuraFlurin: Susanne Abbuehl's second contains marvelous things, incl. "Black Is the Color“, „Where Flamingos Fly", folk songs by Berio, poetry by William Carlos Williams set to music etc. The lavish Higgins tribute has a loose, jam session/playing at home vibe - I've always liked it.

chikuwa100q_bot: 73. Poets are damned/ but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels. [William Carlos Williams]

BeineckeLibrary: William Carlos WIlliams, 1911 October 24 to Impossible Person From: Viola Baxter Jordan Papers

daysofevans: so much depends upon a Red Bull and a Mercedes at turn 1 -William Carlos Williams

freedomsolve: "I think all writing is a disease. You can't stop it." - William Carlos Williams

ImSarahNotSarah: This is Just to Say William Carlos Williams Was a total Jagoff here Taunting The person who just Wanted Some cold plums Forgive you? You’re being an ass Do better Freaking jerk

rachael_moravia: Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, William Carlos Williams

DavidGilbert4U: this ad, but written by william carlos williams: i am selling the dog shoes as pictured. forgive me, they are so small and so near yale and broadway

paulcurrion: It is difficult to get the news from poems yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there. - William Carlos Williams, Asphodel

iralightman: Utterly brilliant. Almost forensic but from a practising busy socially committed doctor (a William Carlos Williams). Therefore a really interesting inheritance and refreshing of an aesthetic in practice

Ross_Lawson: Did William Carlos Williams use his real name or was it a nom de plum?

cgcpoems: “This Is Just To Say” by William Carlos Williams, published in “The Collected Poems: Volume One.” “Forgive me / they were delicious / so sweet / and so cold.”

weischoice: Metaverse is when William Carlos Williams writes a poem about writing about a red wagon.

VeryBadLlama: sometimes I see a dark shape on the edge of my vision that I can only assume is the furious ghost of William Carlos Williams, haunting me for eternity

AspelAbove: To a Poor Old Woman, published 1960 | Letterio Calapai and William Carlos Williams (author)

Regina_Kenney: This is Just to Say 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 - William Carlos Williams

princessekateri: {Arrival} William Carlos Williams

livefreely247: “The only way to be truly happy is to make others happy” - William Carlos Williams

nickhexum311: if I were a legendary tome of poetry, I'd be Faterson by William Carlos Williams

nekomessiah144: I might just call it quites on those narrative poem projects though, I'm really not feeling any life in those ideas any more, and I kind of feel like I really should just move on to concepts with more life in them, as William Carlos Williams talks about

_Pan_Gu_: William Carlos Williams

nemoloris: Shire taxi. Open to William Carlos Williams jokes.

alolikadutt: Unity is the shallowest, the cheapest deception of all composition. In nothing is the banality of the intelligence more clearly manifested. There is no less significant matter for the attention. — William Carlos Williams

Foone: Someone needs to make an 80s pop mashup with William Carlos Williams' most famous poem. "Girls just want to eat plums"

NewDirections: "René Char / you are a poet who believes / in the power of beauty / to right all wrongs. / I believe it also." —William Carlos Williams

DzidraMitchell: A Coronal by William Carlos Williams New books of poetry will be written

finnrosewrites: William Carlos Williams, The Red Wheelbarrow

BruleChevalier: A liquid moon moves gently among the long branches. Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold. ― William Carlos Williams

TheBaldKnight: This is close to William Carlos Williams’ original draft. Too.

holdengraber: "Dissonance (if you are interested) leads to discovery." ~ William Carlos Williams

petitobjetb: evil william carlos williams

deemolisseur: This Is Just To Say 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 William Carlos Williams

chikuwa100q_bot: 73. Poets are damned/ but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels. [William Carlos Williams]

serenityreiki: The only way to be truly happy is to make others happy. William Carlos Williams

DzidraMitchell: so- to another poem. Another poet. William Carlos Williams. 1883-1963. American. A doc by day, wrote poetry by night.

nickyschrire: Day 3 of lyrics…The narrative of “Father” is fairly biographical and the writing approach pays homage both to my dad, who introduced me to this poem, and to William Carlos Williams who wrote “This Is Just To Say”.

ouij: William Carlos Williams was a pediatrician. One of his patients grew up to be a poet: Allen Ginsberg

MDEnglishTeach: Person 1: the glass is half full Person 2: the glass is half empty William Carlos Williams: I have drunk the glass that was in the icebox and which you were probably saving

dogtrax: Sheldon Comic - William Carlos Williams (retweeted)

jayshelt: oh yeah, you’re a william carlos williams fan? name one fruit you ate that was in the icebox and which someone was probably saving for breakfast

MaryLWeimer: William Carlos Williams plums in the icebox poem except it’s about this empty box of Swiss Rolls in my cabinet

TheLovelyCrab: It’s William Carlos Williams’ birthday. Do yourself a favor and play this chaotic plum-based game.

veryheathmiller: I am lonely, lonely, I was born to be lonely, I am best so!" If I admire my arms, my face, my shoulders, flanks, buttocks against the yellow drawn shades,- Who shall say I am not the happy genius of my household?” -William Carlos Williams

QueenAlphaOmega: "We sit and talk, quietly, with long lapses of silence and I am aware of the stream that has no language, coursing beneath the quiet heaven of your eyes which has no speech." -William Carlos Williams

interrobang69: Having a normal one reading 1939 William Carlos Williams poems on a Saturday morning

naqt: (I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, 1928 painting by Charles Demuth inspired by the poetry of William Carlos Williams)

Ubermenscchh: "The weight of love Has buoyed me up Till my head Knocks against the sky." ~ William Carlos Williams

Sean_Kilpatrick: I am that he whose brains are scattered endlessly. William Carlos Williams

alagosryn: the main thing i respect about william carlos williams is his contribution to the cold plum discourse

JhonnyRQuintero: "Yesterday I walked by your house and you threw me a shoe. Tomorrow I won't pass again because I got the flu". William Carlos Williams.

jalbacutler: Today in Latinx Modernism we'll be talking about competing claims for and against reading William Carlos Williams as a Latino poet. (Lisa Sánchez González and Peter Ramos) Curious to see if my students have a horse in this race. What do you all think? Does it matter?

PersistentRumor: Quote of the Day "What power has love but forgiveness?" William Carlos Williams

franciscoacosta: Quote of the Day "What power has love but forgiveness?" William Carlos Williams

blixrafferty: Mr W C Williams speaks to me: “I am lonely, lonely. I was born to be lonely, I am best so.” So far not finding the poetry in loneliness but tell me more, William Carlos.

ZeeshanJaanam: “A poem is a complete little universe.” —William Carlos Williams

CasieDodd: “In Joe Brainard’s collage its white arrow / does not point to William Carlos Williams. / He is not in it, the hungry dead doctor. / What is in it is sixteen ripped pictures / Of Marilyn Monroe…”

stevec50: strip for October / 13 / 2021 - William Carlos Williams (retweeted)

Mark71608190: "The Bull," by William Carlos Williams

Kulambq: "All along the road the reddish purplish, forked, upstanding, twiggy stuff of bushes and small trees with dead, brown leaves under them leafless vines." ~ William Carlos Williams

vanya42st: Clouds moving in and out, sky blue to white, white to blue, sky above the Wasatch mountains, a scene I see as I walk, pondering William Carlos Williams poetry.

ianduhig: This is just to say unworn baby shoes for sale. It was delicious. (from ‘The Sawney Bean/William Carlos Williams/not-really-Hemingway Haikus’)


jenbenka: Today my son told me that in the meadows, at the edge of the heavy woods in the distance, he saw trees of white flowers. I feel that I would like to go there and fall into those flowers and sink into the marsh near them. —William Carlos Williams

egabbert: William Carlos Williams was Robert Smithson's pediatrician!

czar0wnica_: william carlos williams connard

CVSchuyler: "It is difficult to get the news from poems, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there." -William Carlos Williams

CameronVentura: William Carlos Williams is becoming one of my favorite poets. Thanks Adam Driver and those involved with the movie "Patterson" for introducing me.

funktrism: reply to this thread with a much-needed parody of that william carlos williams plum poem first example below

DunswortGabriel: This is Just to Say 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 -William Carlos Williams

eekaniuk: William Carlos Williams

seokjeanist: i don't know why but i have the william carlos williams poem about plums stuck in my head

Xixixi72725778: "In summer, the song sings itself." - William Carlos Williams

ItsCrazyJayy: “The only way to be truly happy is to make others happy.” ~ William Carlos Williams Even at the young age of 20, he understood the joy that comes from giving. “When you realize that and take advantage of the fact,” he wrote, “everything is made perfect.”

cmattwrite: With all respect to William Carlos Williams, I’ve never even SEEN a red wheel barrow. Mine have always been green.

NewDawn_Vandy: Eve’s Just Saying Poetry by JJ Johnson

barit0wned: Fic idea: Plum Owner starts a Stolen Plums Support Group on Facebook and eventually sues William Carlos Williams when he tries to publish a poem about it

Spill_Words: The Red Wheelbarrow a poem by: William Carlos Williams   so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens

TheCampus_WsM: 'A poem is a small (or large) machine made of words.' - William Carlos Williams Yesterday was National Poetry Day and in The Campus Library we have a display up celebrating it! Pop down and have a look at the variety of different poetry books we have to offer!

slavica_loboda: “A profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.” – William Carlos Williams

LunarLast: Some William Carlos Williams on National Poetry Day...

CE_Chambers1: Inspired by "The Red Wheelbarrow" by William Carlos Williams which has been stuck in my head since high school English class. :D

LA_Banker: Parodies invoking William Carlos Williams are too few.

AlanLevinovitz: okay but what if William Carlos Williams had a friend who bragged about apologizing for eating someone’s lunch out of the work fridge?

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