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William Carlos Williams vs. Wallace Stevens: Adjective Smackdown!

A Poetic Battle From the Kitchen Counter to the Edge of Space

Episode 29
45 min / Published

Thoughts (loosely) inspired by the William Carlos Williams poem "This Is Just To Say" and the Wallace Stevens poem "Of Mere Being."

A poetic battle from the kitchen counter to the edge of space.

Modernism at it's finest.

Special Guests: The Dude, Vivaldi, Ezra Pound, Stravinsky, Better Than Ezra, The Red Wheelbarrow, Mike Marino, and Steve Trevelise.

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