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Spring and All Spring and All by William Carlos Williams
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“It is at the edge of the
petal that love waits”
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All
“so much depends
upon

a red wheel
barrow

glazed with rain
water

beside the white
chickens.”
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All
“Writing is not a searching about in the daily experience for apt similes and pretty thoughts and images… It is not a conscious recording of the day’s experiences ‘freshly and with the appearance of reality’… The writer of imagination would find himself released from observing things for the purpose of writing them down later. He would be there to enjoy, to taste, to engage the free world, not a world which he carries like a bag of food, always fearful lest he drop something or someone get more than he.”
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All
“As birds' wings beat the solid air without which none could fly so words freed by the imagination affirm reality by their flight.”
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All
“If anything of the moment results — so much the better. And so much the more likely will it be that no one will want to see it.”
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All
“The man of imagination who turns to art for release and fulfilment of his baby promises contends with the sky through the layers of demoded words and shapes.”
William Carlos Williams, Spring and All