Alan Williamson
Alan Williamson

Alan Williamson teaches at the University of California, Davis and in the Warren Wilson MFA Program. His most recent books are The Pattern More Complicated: New and Selected Poems and Westernness: A Meditation.

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Dec. 20 2011 6:57 AM"No. 1 Piazzetta Calamandrei"
Poem
Jan. 30 1997 3:30 AMxTheLighthouse.GIF52000/52055/poem-Williamson.asfhttp://img.slate.com/mediafalsefalsehere20011018111443PMThursdayOctOctober2310/19/2001 3:14:43 AM6313904368300000002001101924222AMFridayOctOctober210/19/2001 6:42:22 AM631390561420000000
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