Is Just To Say
I have eaten
William Carlos Williams
Jist ti Let Yi No
(from the American of Carlos Williams)
Solo per dire
che ho mangiato
ÉG VILDI BARA SEGJA
að ég borðaði
I didn't realise before, but
But I wish it weren't so cold.
My face was red this morning. It was so embarrassing
Everyone's poems are much
And I have stolen someone's sausages from the refrigerator:
The sausages were nice, though,
sold to WWF, the WWF, subsequent to a copyright spay with the WWF, becomes WWE.
seems to me: "I ate the pandas / in the bambo . . . and which / were
worked and spared
but what is my lack of sleep
in front of yours
& that sense of guilt
when i sit down & say i work - when you never sat down but
they were good i will never forget
that is why i do
In my dream I was wheeling a
The hen must be white
When my shoulder mends
Two barrows had I, red,
To a chicken a wheelbarrow
Hey Flossie! See
Someone has painted the wheelbarrow
Perhaps it was god who did the painting.
So much depends
a red wheel
glazed with rain
beside the white
Sometimes rural kids would have wheelbarrow races, with one kid in the
Or maybe it's a Mormon contemplating pushing one to Utah with all his
Or maybe there's a hidden reference to the neolithic tombs that punctuate
Or maybe the red refers to the putative color of the indigenous population
Come to think of it, farm boys and chickens. Is that "pastoral?"
I have a spade in the garden. What must the neighbors think?
Or again, those chicken droppings would be great for the flowers, and the
So much depends on questions.
Part of a poem...
A word, here.
So much depends on questions,
Part of a poem.
Why does a poem, or does it not -