The Red Wheelbarrow


so much depends
upon
a red wheel
barrow

glazed with rain
water

beside the white
chickens.

- William Carlos Williams

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To me (depending on the day) the wheelbarrow sitting in the rain can be anything from simply sanctified to anchoring the entire universe. I guess that is the beauty of art. One sees one thing, another something else, another nothing at all. Thanks for reading it and sharing your reaction.

I have always loved this one.

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