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.

Analysis, meaning and summary of William Carlos Williams's poem Winter Trees

3 Comments

  1. Jayyy says:

    Same here… the test is tomorrow. Blahh. Too bad I can’t find anything. I heard it was something about the pains of being a mother and “helplessly nuturing” or something… I don’t know.

  2. Lil Lady says:

    yeah im kinda having a test on this poem, i can’t find any info about when it was written or any of that. you should really put it on so for next year, the little kids can pass the test:]

  3. Big Mama says:

    I don’t even know what this poem is about…it is really confusing. Someone should make a website to interpret it.
    Thank You

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