William Carlos Williams Quote

Why do I write today? The beauty of
the terrible faces
of our nonentities
stirs me to it: colored women
day workers—
old and experienced—
returning home at dusk,
in cast off clothing
faces like
old Florentine oak.


"Apology" - Al Que Quiere! (1917)

Al Que Quiere!/Apology

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Why do I write today? The beauty of the terrible faces of our nonentities stirs me to it: colored women day workers— old and experienced—...

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Why do I write today? The beauty of the terrible faces of our nonentities stirs me to it: colored women day workers— old and experienced—...

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Why do I write today? The beauty of the terrible faces of our nonentities stirs me to it: colored women day workers— old and experienced—...

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Why do I write today? The beauty of the terrible faces of our nonentities stirs me to it: colored women day workers— old and experienced—...