The genesis of this poem is a pretty straight-forward but engaging writing exercise I picked up over the summer during a writers-in-translation training.
Read William Carlos Williams’ “This Is Just to Say” out loud, write a poem in the same style, then share the poem to someone you know, then ask them to write you a response back in the style of Williams’ most trusted readerâ€”his wife, Flossie.
Here is the first part, my riff off of WCW’s famous poem.
In Today’s News
An 18 yr old Latino
hurt in the
most likely armed.