There is something comforting and cozy in the gentle wintry rhymes of Sheila Lynch-Benttinen's "December Solstice".
Kurtis Ebeling – Snowmelt
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.
Leslie Ryan – Taking Refuge
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.
Violeta Garcia-Mendoza – Seasonal Affective Disorder
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.