What do you think the poet is trying to say in the poem "The Red Wheelbarrow"?

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William Carlos Williams wrote this poem in 1923.  It was supposed to have been written as Williams, a pediatrician, was attending to a very sick young girl.  The poem depicts the image that was outside her window.

Williams would have been influenced by the Imagist poets, like Ezra Pound.  Imagists believed in using their poetry to portray pictures of life all around them.  The deeper, symbolic meanings that are associated with so many...

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