Treasure Island

William Carlos Williams

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

Winter Trees


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.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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