This Is Just To Say
by William Carlos Williams
This Is Just To Say Resources
Get the scoop on our main man with these short bios and commentaries on some of his major poems, including "This Is Just To Say."
If the last site didn't satisfy your WCW craving, check out this one, which has a biography and links to tons of his poems, both printed and—get this—read aloud.
Just in case you missed it in our "Trivia" section, be sure to check out this site, where you can make your own "This Is Just To Say," about french fries. Or really anything; Shmoop just really likes french fries.
Mr. Darcy, ahem, we mean Matthew Macfadyen, reads "This Is Just To Say," and acts it out, too.
Here's part one of an awesome documentary on Williams. Be sure to click through and watch the other parts as well. And be sure to check out the rest of the Voices and Visions series.
Hey, what do you know—this poem only takes eighteen seconds to read.
A huge collection of poems, including "This Is Just To Say," read aloud by Williams. If you're not a fan after listening, well, then we don't know what you are.
Articles and Interviews
For those in the know, The Paris Review is code for The Big Time.
No, it's not that thing you lug to a picnic.
Get your paws on everything Williams wrote, put together (volume 1 of 2).
For those who desire quality over quantity, check out this volume, selected by former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.