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This Is Just To Say

This Is Just To Say

  

by William Carlos Williams

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Williams wasn't just a fan of plum fruits in his poems. He was also into plum trees. Check out "The Widow's Lament in Springtime," for more stone fruit stanzas.

Fun folks love to spoof "This Is Just To Say," even school children, who wrote their own in a book called This Is Just To Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness.

Lovin' you some WCW? Channel the master and write your own version of his famous poem.

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