Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Snow-Storm

With snow falling all over the nation this week, I couldn't help think of a poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It goes like this...

"Announced by all the trumpets of the sky,
Arrives the snow; and driving o'er the fields,
Seems nowhere to alight; the whited air
Hides hills and woods, the river and the heaven,
And veils the farm-house at the garden's end..."

"The sled and traveller stopped, the courier's feet
Delayed, all friends shut out, the housemates sit
Around the radiant fireplace, inclosed
In a tumultuous privacy of storm."

Ralph Waldo Emerson, The Snow Storm

Wherever you may be ... enjoy the beginning of winter and stay warm and safe.


  1. What a beautiful post - I love your poetry along with the photos...such a lovely thing to read this chilly afternoon.

  2. Teresa,
    Lovely photos and Emerson is one of my favorites. We are in Durham, NC zone 7 and we have managed to not get this snow.

  3. Thanks a bunch, Rebecca. It may be cold, but it still is beautiful. Stay warm where you are... All best, Teresa

  4. Randy: Appreciated your comments. Isn't Emerson wonderful? Have a wonderful holiday season and thanks for visiting. Teresa

  5. Hey Teresa, I tagged you in my blog.


  6. Thanks, Helen. That's a nice honor. Will definitely check it out. All the best, Teresa

  7. Hi Kim and Victoria:

    Let's cross our fingers for a white Christmas this year. Best, Teresa