This is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams
This collection is a series of meditations based on a short poem by William Carlos Williams. Beginning with the trope of sin and redemption implicit in the Williams lyric, these poems examine the nature of action, myth, and language. What does the Garden of Eden have to do with an icebox? How similar are deities and spouses? Can stealing plums lead to ultimate knowledge? This is just to say that saying isn't just. . .