Thursday, April 26, 2018

A Poem for My Pocket

April 26 is "Poem in Your Pocket Day" for 2018
This poem is in my pocket!

The Great Figure      by William Carlos Williams  (1883-1963)

Among the rain
and lights
I saw the figure 5
in gold
on a red
to gong clangs
siren howls
and wheels rumbling
through the dark city.

This link leads to several of my previous "Poem in Your Pocket" choices.

1 comment:

  1. I recently made this work based on this poem, that I call 'Hash Art', whose letters and numbers are the MD5 hash code (A9F49188FA5BF45432EC51732F2C32B2) (32 characters mapped to 32 words).

    (Re the Smithsonian article 'How Poetry and Math Inters