William Carlos Williams
near the rank, disheveled bed ... (1883-1963), Williams was a practicing MD
American poet and medical doctor
American poet and pediatrician, 1883-1963
"There were some dirty plates and a glass of milk beside her on a small table near the rank, dishevelled bed …"
"I will teach you my townspeople how to perform a funeral"
"Masses of flowers load the cherry branches and color some bushes yellow and some red"
Long poem, 1923; "By the road to the contagious hospital"
"Before the grass is out the people are out and and bare twigs still whip the wind"
"...I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox"