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The Widow's Lament in Springtime

The Widow's Lament in Springtime

by William Carlos Williams

Sadness Quotes

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Quote #4

today I notice them
and turn away forgetting. (18-19)

The toll of her sadness seems to be an inability to really connect with the world. It's her former life and husband that she can't forget that keep her from being able to remember the joy she used to find in the world around her.

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