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poets.org/poem/just-say

The pure products of America go crazy— mountain folk from Kentucky or the ribbed north end of Jersey with its isolate lakes and valleys, its deaf-mutes, thieves old names and promiscuity between devil-may-care men who have taken to railroading out of sheer lust of adventure— and young slatterns, bathed in filth from Monday to Saturday to be tricked out that night with gauds from ...

www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/56159

William Carlos Williams,''This Is Just to Say'' from The Collected Poems: Volume I, 1909-1939, copyright ©1938 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

www.vox.com/2017/12/1/16723210/this-is-just-to-say-plums-twitter-baby-shoes

This is just to say we have explained the plum jokes in your Twitter feed How William Carlos Williams’s famous poem about plums in the icebox became a meme. By Aja Romano @ajaromano Dec 1, 2017 ...

www.dailydot.com/unclick/plums-meme-william-carlos-williams

William Carlos Williams’ famous poem about eating someone else’s plums, This Is Just To Say, became a popular meme in the last year. People replaced the word plums with other nouns, such as ...

nymag.com/intelligencer/2017/11/william-carlos-williams-icebox-plum-poem-is...

Instead of the original gag — using the poem’s format to write about the topic at hand — people are just plucking the key terms — “icebox” and “plums” — and wedging them into ...

www.poemhunter.com/poem/this-is-just-to-say

This poem establishes two important and separate signposts for future poets: 1: the title is part of the poem. This is Just to Say is both the title and first line of this poem; 2: it is acceptable to write a poem about an everyday experience (i.e. eating plums) that helps the reader live the experience along with the poet.

poets.org/poem/plums

Plums - They’re Santa Rosas, crimson, touched by blue. They’re Santa Rosas, crimson, touched by blue, with slightly mottled skin and amber flesh, transparently proposing by their hue the splendor of an August morning, fresh but ruddy, ripening toward fall.—"So sweet, so cold," the poet said; but this one’s tart, its sunny glow perfected in deceit, as emulation of a cunning heart.

interestingliterature.com/2017/07/10-of-the-best-poems-about-fruit

Reading like a note the poet has left for a friend or family member confessing to his theft of some plums in an icebox, ‘This Is Just to Say’ is one of the most minimalist poems of the twentieth century and makes Pound’s ‘In a Station of the Metro’ look positively florid by comparison.

www.brainyquote.com/topics/plum

The whole family comes together after midnight mass and has the traditional plum cake and wine. We spend the night at mom's home, and in the morning we wake up and open the presents. In the afternoon, we sit down to have a traditional Christmas lunch.

qz.com/quartzy/1141044/what-is-the-this-is-just-to-say-meme-about-plums-in-the...

The latest iteration of the icebox plum meme reimagines the poem by mashing its themes and words up with popular song lyrics. Think of them as remixes of the greatest hits in poetry, hip hop, and ...