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JANUARY MORNING (Excerpt)
by William Carlos Williams

Long yellow rushes bending
above the white snow patches;
purple and gold ribbon
of the distant wood:
what an angle
you make with each other as
you lie there in contemplation.
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Read “January Morning” by William Carlos Williams in its entirety at poemhunter.com.

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JANUARY MORNING (Excerpt)

by William Carlos Williams

Long yellow rushes bending
above the white snow patches;
purple and gold ribbon
of the distant wood:
what an angle
you make with each other as
you lie there in contemplation.

Photo: Poet William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) with kittens. By training, William Carlos Williams was a medical doctor and often made house calls for sick children (he was a pediatrician). The photo with the kittens was probably taken during such a visit.

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“To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.”

JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

PHOTO: Existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre and his cat.