Tag Archives: William Carlos Williams

All Things Shall Be Made Good – The Good Words of Poet Lachlin MacKinnon –

The Psalmist When I look up my soul is water, it trembles beneath your breath as the skin of a mountain pool shakes below whistled cloud. Where there is music let each voice praise you, clashing cymbals unleash their roaring whisper, the strings sing at one with braided voices of boys and girls, and let […]

An Alphabet of Poets – I is for Issa

The world of dew is the world of dew. And yet, and yet— 1819 Kobayashi Issa from The Essential Haiku – Versions of Basho, Buson, & Issa, The Ecco Press, 1994, edited and translated by Robert Hass In my search for poets whose last name started with I, and there aren’t many, trust me, I […]