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The First Snowfall

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THE snow had begun in the gloaming,
And busily all the night
Had been heaping field and highway
With a silence deep and white.

Every pine and fir and hemlock
Wore ermine too dear for an earl,
And the poorest twig on the elm-tree
Was ridged inch deep with pearl.

From sheds new-roofed with Carrara
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jwellie 29 January 2019

who died in the poem?

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Sammy 09 February 2019

The little girl’s sister, the speaker’s other, older daughter

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Rebecca Navarre 28 September 2016

Deeply Moving! Breath taking! ! ! Heart

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