William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Williams "worked harder at being a writer than he did at being a physician" but excelled at both.

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    It’s the anarchy of poverty
    delights me, the old
    yellow wooden house indented
    among the new brick tenements
    —William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

    I saw the figure 5
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    on a red
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    The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It’s inflammatory.
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