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


Comments about Winter Trees by William Carlos Williams

  • Ruta Mohapatra (12/30/2017 11:24:00 AM)


    ' Thus having........in the cold'...........Nice line! Wise trees indeed! (Report) Reply

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  • (7/3/2007 10:30:00 PM)


    This was beautiful. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 24, 2014


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