“This Is Just To Say”- By William Carlos Williams


plums

I have eaten
The plums
That were in
The icebox

And which
You were probably
Saving
For breakfast

Forgive me
They were delicious
So sweet
And so cold

This is one of my favorite poems my teacher’s read to us in Creative Writing this year. I also like Garrison Keillor, but I read 77 Love Sonnets and it kinda got a little racy. Not really recommended for children. My teacher took it out of the library after that.

I was recently introduced to Patrick Jones, but Jesus Christ, his books are expensive………

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