poet William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams

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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.

Topic(s) of this poem: trees

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003
Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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Comments about Winter Trees by William Carlos Williams

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

    ' Thus having........in the cold'...........Nice line! Wise trees indeed!

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  • Richard Cock III (7/3/2007 10:30:00 PM)

    This was beautiful.

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