by William Carlos Williams (1883 - 1963)

Epitaph
Language: English 
An old willow with hollow branches
Slowly swayed his few high bright tendrils
And sang:

“Love is a young green willow
Shimmering at the bare wood’s edge.”

Authorship

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Researcher for this text: Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-04-25
Line count: 5
Word count: 27