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.
This poem is in the public domain.
About this Poem
“Winter Trees” was published in Sour Grapes: A Book of Poems (The Four Seas Company, 1921).
William Carlos Williams
Poet, novelist, essayist, and playwright William Carlos Williams is often said to have been one of the principal poets of the Imagist movement.
Date Published: 1921-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/winter-trees