W.C. Williams’ poem “Paterson” has been made into a movie

Trailer Watch: Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson Stars Adam Driver as a Poet/Bus Driver – Paula Bernstein – Filmmaker – 9/29/16

from Book I, Paterson

William Carlos Williams

Paterson lies in the valley under the Passaic Falls
its spent waters forming the outline of his back. He
lies on his right side, head near the thunder
of the waters filling his dreams! Eternally asleep,
his dreams walk about the city where he persists
incognito. Butterflies settle on his stone ear.

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