Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, LOVE SONG, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS

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First Line: Sweep the house clean
Last Line: From black branches.
Subject(s): Love - Complaints

Sweep the house clean,
hang fresh curtains
in the windows
put on a new dress
and come with me!
The elm is scattering
its little loaves
of sweet smells
from a white sky!

Who shall hear of us
in the time to come?
Let him say there was
a burst of fragrance
from black branches.

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