Winter came down to our home one night
Quietly pirouetting in on silvery-toed
slippers of snow,
And we, we were children once again.
Bill Morgan Jr.
Of winter's lifeless world each tree Charles G. Stater
Now seems a perfect part;
Yet each one holds summer's secret
Deep down within its heart.
No one can look at a pine tree Frank Bolles
in winter without knowing that
spring will come again in due time.
There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest William Sharp
clothed to its very hollows in snow.
It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray,
every blade of grass, every spire of reed,
every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.
If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: Anne Bradstreet
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter.
Who would think that those branches would turn
green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
In a way Winter is the real Spring--the time when
the inner things happen, the resurgence of nature.
Winter is the time of promise because there is so little to do - or because you can now and then permit yourself the luxury of thinking so.
The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination.
Terri Guillemets One kind word can warm three winter months.
Snowflakes are our friends Kaitlyn Guenther
They descend when winter comes
Making white blankets