Tuesday, February 15, 2005

Complete Destruction

Sour Grapes (1921)
by
William Carlos Williams


Complete Destruction



It was an icy day.
We buried the cat,
then took her box
and set fire to it
in the back yard.
Those fleas that escaped
earth and fire
died by the cold.

- William Carlos Williams


Public domain text taken from The Poet's Corner


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