Poets generally tend to agonize over the selection and deployment of each and every word. When a poem only uses a few dozen words, each one becomes extremely important.Here are a few lovely small poems:
This Is Just to Say
I have eaten
that were in
you were probably
they were delicious
and so cold
- William Carlos Williams (1934)
Your absence has gone through me
Like thread through a needle.
Everything I do is stitched with its color.
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