EppsNet Archive: William Carlos Williams

January

Again I reply to the triple winds running chromatic fifths of derision outside my window:                                         Play louder. You will not succeed. I am bound more to my sentences the more you batter at me to follow you.                                         And the wind, as before, fingers perfectly its derisive music. — William Carlos Williams, “January” Read more →

Poems I’ve Read Recently and Liked

I’ve been reading a lot of poetry as part of the Modern & Contemporary American Poetry class on Coursera. One of the things I like about the class is that the video lessons are done a little differently than other Coursera classes I’ve taken. Rather than recorded lectures, the videos consist of the instructor, Al Filreis, leading a small group… Read more →

Icarus

Icarus by Edward Field Icarus by Christine Hemp Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by William Carlos Williams Musee des Beaux Arts by W. H. Auden To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Triumph by Anne Sexton Waiting for Icarus by Muriel Rukeyser Read more →