American Poetry Essay

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An Essay on William Carlos Williams I love the quality of the spoken thought As it happens immediately uttered into the air Not held inside and rolled around for some properly schemed moment Not sent to circulate a cane field Or on a stroll that would include the desert and Mecca Spoken while it happens Direct and pure As the art of salutation of mountain campesinos come to the plaza The grasp of the handshake upon encounter and departure A gesture unveiling the occult behind the wooden boards of your house Remarks show no hesitation to be expressed The tongue itself carries the mind Pure and sure Sudden and direct like the appearance of a green mountain Overlooking a town. (Academy of American Poets, 2012) 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. (Academy of American Poets, 2012) ENGLISH 1001– U.S. Poetry Essay 2012 ‘An Essay on William Carlos Williams’ by Victor Hernandez Cruz Victor Hernandez Cruz is quite inspired by William Carlos Williams’ poetry. So much so that he wrote a tribute to William Carlos Williams titled ‘An Essay on William Carlos Williams’ (as seen above). In this essay we are going to be using the above attachments of the poems to do a close critical
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