Quotation by William Carlos Williams

the whole field is a
white desire, empty, a single stem;
a cluster, flower by flower,
a pious wish to whiteness gone over—
or nothing.
William Carlos Williams (1883–1963), U.S. poet. Queen-Ann's-Lace (l. 17–21). . .

Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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