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Sour Grapes (1921)
by
William Carlos Williams

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.

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Public domain text taken from The Poets’ Corner:
http://www.theotherpages.org/poems/wcw-sg2.html#15

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