Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE NIGHTINGALES, by WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS

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First Line: My shoes as I lean
Last Line: Over shoes and flowers.
Subject(s): Shoes

My shoes as I lean
unlacing them
stand out upon
flat worsted flowers.

Nimbly the shadows
of my fingers play
over shoes and flowers.

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