William Carlos Williams Quote

I thought my friends were damn fools, because they didn't know any better way of conducting their lives. Still they conformed better than I to a code. I wanted to conform but I couldn't so I wrote my poetry.


Annotations on John C. Thirlwell's copy of The Collected Earlier Poems (c. 1958)

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I thought my friends were damn fools, because they didn't know any better way of conducting their lives. Still they conformed better than I to a...

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I thought my friends were damn fools, because they didn't know any better way of conducting their lives. Still they conformed better than I to a...

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I thought my friends were damn fools, because they didn't know any better way of conducting their lives. Still they conformed better than I to a...

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I thought my friends were damn fools, because they didn't know any better way of conducting their lives. Still they conformed better than I to a...