Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, COMPLETE DESTRUCTION, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS

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First Line: It was an icy day
Last Line: Died by the cold.

It was an icy day.
We buried the cat,
then took her box
and set match to it

in the back yard.
Those fleas that escaped
earth and fire
died by the cold.

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