Thursday, December 2, 2010

Dust of Snow

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The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree

Has given my heart
A change of mood
And saved some part
Of a day I had rued.

Robert Frost (1923)

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Today I am grateful for central heat, a warm bed, a downy coat, and my cabled pink gloves, bought when I was so cold at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf (and memories of travel to faraway places)

6 comments:

Cassandra Frear said...

Frost is one of my favorites.

Myrna R. said...

Nice, Erin. I love the quote. Thanks.

sara said...

Frost is my all time, hands down, favorite poet.

Wait...does that make me a total nerd? The fact that I have a favorite poet?

Char said...

great poem for sure - thanks for sharing

Jamie said...

Beautiful!

Kamana said...

love frost, love the painting.

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