The Henry is closed for the day, and it’s snowing sideways in Seattle’s Central District. After the jump, I’m posting a few snow poems for your reading enjoyment, because, well – if you can’t go to work, and you can’t go to school, and you’re bundled up inside….
The Snow Man
BY WALLACE STEVENS
Wallace Stevens, “The Snow Man” from The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens. Copyright © 1954 by Wallace Stevens and renewed 1982 by Holly Stevens. Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., a division of Random House, Inc.
Source: The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens (Alfred A. Knopf, )
BY MARY OLIVER
Source: Poetry (October 2002).
Billy Collins, “Snow Day” from Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems (New York: Random House, 2001). Copyright © 2001 by Billy Collins. Reprinted with the permission of Sll/Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.
Source: Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems (Random House Inc., 2001)