Thursday, February 21, 2013

The red wheelbarrow

Someone on Avenue C is a William Carlos Williams fan...

Red wheelbarrow

I like to think he's spending his after-life walking the streets of the Lower East Side.

Hear WCW himself recite The Red Wheelbarrow in his own voice:




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  1. Nice! I love his work. The Kenneth Koch parodies of Williams' "This is Just to Say" still make me happy too:
    ...Last evening we went dancing and I broke your leg.
    Forgive me. I was clumsy and
    I wanted you here in the wards, where I am the doctor!

    Did parodies of the poems with school kids, too. They came up with some great ones.

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  2. Yes! He is still writing on the subway walls and tenant halls...

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