From the poem 'Spring And All' by William Carlos Williams
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I think in terms of the natural world and renewal spring does function as a conventional idea. Both man and nature seem to merge in his poem. After talk of hospitals and roads Williams literally springs (another use of the word spring) into the natural world. Here both plant and animal, "enter the new world naked, cold, uncertain of all." Spring is a season of uncertainty. Re-growth and rejuvenation have the potential to flourish whether the subject is animal, man or plant.