by William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

A Love Poem
Language: English 
Basic hatred 
sometimes has a flower 
pure crystal
a white camellia 

It assumes
the shape of love 
is love
to all appearances


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This text was added to the website: 2018-04-11
Line count: 8
Word count: 22