this is just to say: meditations on a theme by william carlos williams

David Breeden

This collection is a series of meditations based on a short poem by William Carlos Williams. Beginning with the trope of sin and redemption implicit in the Williams lyric, these poems examine the nature of action, myth, and language. What does the Garden of Eden have to do with an icebox? How similar are deities and spouses? Can stealing plums lead to ultimate knowledge? This is just to say that saying isn’t just…

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cover art by Natasha Marin

isbn 9780981989808

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