William Carlos Williams

(17 September 1883 – 4 March 1963 / New Jersey)

Winter Trees - Poem by William Carlos Williams

All the complicated details
of the attiring and
the disattiring are completed!
A liquid moon
moves gently among
the long branches.
Thus having prepared their buds
against a sure winter
the wise trees
stand sleeping in the cold.

Topic(s) of this poem: trees

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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