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Winter tree
15-JAN-2012

Winter tree

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.

Winter Trees by William Carlos Williams

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
1/80s f/7.1 at 70.0mm iso100 full exif

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Chris Morton22-Jan-2012 17:47
this was obviously exactly what the poet had in mind except the branches a bit scguggly; very nice to see bothe the moon and sheep nicely exposed
Dek Grant17-Jan-2012 20:55
wonderful shot - I love the undulating slope, so many great areas of interest in the shot. The Poem is perfect !.
Dawn17-Jan-2012 14:13
Excellent image goes very well with poem!
Dan the man17-Jan-2012 12:55
Superb! GREAT poem also... Love it! V
Kevin Chester17-Jan-2012 09:27
Sheep have good coats, and tree's have good anti freeze, photographers are just fools standing in the cold :-) Grand shot and I really like the Poem.
laine17-Jan-2012 00:10
The poem is perfectly matched to this quiet image
lou_rozensteins16-Jan-2012 23:47
The poem echoes the stillness. Well done.
janescottcumming16-Jan-2012 23:38
Perfect poem for this fine image.
globalgadabout16-Jan-2012 23:10
what a vibrant scene...such a strong implied perspective through shivering sheep, shocked tree, and gibbous moon...bravo John too for scampering about these chilly hills with your 'photo-radar' kept full on...V
tinkerb16-Jan-2012 22:40
Johnny, absolutely brilliant love the composition and the composition - if you know what I mean. V
Mairéad16-Jan-2012 22:25
You are doing great work in matching your images with poetry.
This image certainly captures the cold of a winter's morning.
Colin Storey16-Jan-2012 22:18
Great winter scene, love that tree and the moon.
Máire Uí Mhaicín16-Jan-2012 21:48
Wise trees and watchful sheep.
Chris(tine)16-Jan-2012 21:45
You old romantic you!
Stephanie16-Jan-2012 21:41
It's a sheepy standoff! Cool compo John! :)
J. Scott Coile16-Jan-2012 21:34
More great verse and a powerful image.
Brian Samuel16-Jan-2012 21:23
Looks like a sheepy stand-off. I'm amazed that all of them have their heads-up.
marie-jose wolff16-Jan-2012 21:21
a half moon, a beautiful romantic image that illustrates the poem so well! V
joanteno16-Jan-2012 21:12
I am impressed - with the shot and the poem, What a great challenge!
Stewart Mitchell16-Jan-2012 20:50
Fabulous image and words!
Patricia Kay16-Jan-2012 20:36
A beautiful winter scene with great words to go with Johnny...BV
Zak16-Jan-2012 20:21
looks cold, good job they're wearing their coats!
faye white16-Jan-2012 20:12
and the flock seems unaware and unconcerned. :)
Phillip Normanton16-Jan-2012 20:12
You have quite the audience for your recitals :)