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William Carlos Williams
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As quoted in the poem "Death News" by Allen Ginsberg
William Carlos Williams
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Annotation on Chicory and Daisies (1915) on John C. Thirlwell's copy of The Collected Earlier Poems (c. 1958)
William Carlos Williams
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As quoted in Free Verse.Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics 2nd ed (1975)


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Born: September 17, 1883

Died: March 4, 1963 (aged 79)

Occupation: Writer

Bio: William Carlos Williams was an American poet closely associated with modernism and Imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Williams worked harder at being a writer than he did at being a physician but excelled at both.

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