Monday, April 2, 2007

how to write a brilliant poem


1. be William Carlos Williams


2. write The Red Wheelbarrow



The Red Wheelbarrow


So much depends

upon


a red wheel

barrow


glazed with rain

water


beside the white

chickens.



enjoy brilliance.

love you,

p


2 comments:

pea in a pod said...

Remind me to tell you my Charles Berger Red Wheelbarrow story. It's truly priceless and one of the reasons I became an English major.

What a freaking poem.

pea in a pod said...

Oh, Charles Berger, a truly Good Berger. I had almost forgotten him and now I have a wee tear in my eye...