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The Red Wheelbarrow: A Meditation

By Billie Brown
so much depends
 upon a red wheel
barrow glazed with rain
water beside the white
chickens. So wrote the young aspiring poet William Carlos Williams in 1923. At his young age, how did he know? At his age, I was aspiring to be the world’s greatest poet or film star – or a cheerleader. Later, as a wife and mother I strove for…
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