The Desolate Field Poem by William Carlos Williams


The Desolate Field

Vast and grey, the sky
is a simulacrum
to all but him whose days
are vast and grey and –
In the tall, dried grasses
a goat stirs
with nozzle searching the ground.
My head is in the air
but who am I . . . ?
– and my heart stops amazed
at the thought of love
vast and grey
yearning silently over me.

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