William Carlos Williams quotes

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Compose. (No ideas
but in things) Invent!
Saxifrage is my flower that splits
the rocks.
the cat
climbed over
the top of

the jamcloset
the hind
stepped down

into the pit of
the empty
flowerpot
all to no end save beauty
the eternal--

So in detail they, the crowd,
are beautiful
It is summer, it is the solstice
the crowd is
...
It is alive, venomous
it smiles grimly
its words cut--
the black wings
of the

hospital where
nothing

will grow
Green is a solace
a promise of peace a fort
against the cold (though we

did not say so)
we, in
that instant, lost,
...
At the thick of the dark
the moment of the cold's
...
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