Bill Grace

A Country Christmas Eve (1976 Chapbook)

On a solitary vigil so cold and fair
The air took feeling from my face
And gave a glowing in its place,
I saw snow glistening upon the fields
And heard the ringing silence of the night.

Not a breath of wind stirred the snow to dance
As a renegade star put the moon to shame
A distant silver fire that lit the blue night sky.

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 18, 2005
Poem Edited: Monday, April 3, 2006

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  • Sandra Fowler (9/12/2007 5:00:00 PM)

    Lovely imagery in this one. In the ancient Book of Job, we are told that there are treasures in the snow. I believe you have found them in this poem.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra

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