Famous Nature Poem

"Winter Woods" by Eleanor Hammond is a vivid poem that paints a powerful image of the winter landscape. Through personification, the poet compares the winter woods to an elderly man, using metaphors to convey its strength and resilience. The description of the wood's "gnarled arms" and "old head" creates a tangible image of nature's endurance against the harshness of winter. The poem captures the essence of nature's tenacity and the beauty of its wintry facade.

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Winter Woods

By more Eleanor Hammond

The winter wood is like a strong old man,
Grizzled, rugged, and gray,
With long white locks tattered by many storms.
He lifts gnarled arms defiant of the blasts,
And rears his old head proudly
Under the menace of the winter sky.


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