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William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) earned a living as a physician in the days when being a doctor did not make a man rich. By his own account he saw a million and a half patients and delivered two thousand babies. … Continue reading

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The Last Ism

I’ve been taking an online class through the University of Pennsylvania under the direction of Al Filreis (the voluble, passionate, brilliant, indefatigable Al Filreis) on modern and contemporary American poetry. Something he said in one of the instructional videos (along … Continue reading

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