Getting Naked For William Carlos Williams

Seeing the exit sign for Paterson, NJ

she said in her deep smoker voice,

Dr. Williams. I wanted to take off

my clothes and lie down in front

of him.” ┬áDoctor and poet. Examination time.

Carolyn Kizer

This anecdote was posted by the poet Mark Doty on his blog about a comment made while driving to a poetry reading with Carolyn Kizer. Kizer died this month.