Summer Song

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Summer Song was published in Williams' collection, Al Que Quiere! A Book of Poems (1917).
An illustration for the story Summer Song by the author William Carlos Williams
Kabir Bakie, Clouds Blue Sky, July 2004
An illustration for the story Summer Song by the author William Carlos Williams
Kabir Bakie, Clouds Blue Sky, July 2004
An illustration for the story Summer Song by the author William Carlos Williams
Wanderer moon
smiling a
faintly ironical smile
at this
brilliant, dew-moistened
summer morning,—
a detached
sleepily indifferent
smile, a
wanderer’s smile,—
if I should
buy a shirt
your color and
put on a necktie
sky blue
where would they carry me?

Summer Song was featured as The Short Story of the Day on Tue, Aug 13, 2019

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