With the quietude of the rising sun and melting snow, Kurtis Ebeling's "Snowmelt" serves as an ode to springtime and a requiem to winter.
BY ANTHONY EMERSON December is here, and soon snow will fall and accumulate in amounts that must be measured in feet.
An appropriate poem for these cold dark winter days, Leslie Ryan has written lines frozen with ferocious and gorgeous imagery and sparseness--like a rime-coated mountain.
As the Northern Hemisphere settles into another long cold winter, poet Violeta Garcia-Mendoza offers readers a rather appropriate piece about winter itself, and the gloom that so often seeps into the spirit with the frigid climate.
The corpse-plant's soft and scaly appearance and its drooping head give it a ghostly, deathly air in Adrienne Rich's poem.
A reflection at the end of winter on the cycles of death and renewal.