Snow Poems

Poems About the Magic of Snowflakes

Winter has very few redeeming qualities. Many animals find that the best thing to do is simply sleep through it. Studies show that human beings sleep more during the winter months as well. One of the few redeeming qualities of winter is snow. There are few things more magical than looking out the window from your house and discovering those first flurries gently falling to the ground. When the snow builds up outside our houses it envelops us in a warm cocoon. The time has come to put on your warm slippers, a cozy blanket, and curl up with some hot chocolate.

Winter Snow Poems

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  1. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

    Whose woods these are I think I know.
    His house is in the village though;
    He will not see me stopping here
    To watch his woods fill up with snow.

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    Anyone familiar with a wooded snowy vista would certainly be reminded of this poem as I did after being introduced to the writings many years ago in school. Many years have passed since its...

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  3. The Silence Of The Snow

    • By Ruth D. Velenski
    • Published: January 2018
    Poem About The Beauty Of Snow Falling Silently

    The night sky is a dull grey white.
    An opaque dust sheet floats so light
    Upon the roofs and lamps and cars.
    It settles so softly like falling stars.

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    Oh for the winters of long ago, when the earth would often be covered in snow. How beautifully this poem describes snowflakes silently falling throughout the still of the night and the world...

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  4. Snow Day

    • By Sam D
    • Published: January 2009

    Snow is falling to the ground,
    Piling up in enormous mounds.
    School is canceled for the day.
    Children run outside to play.

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    We, in grade three, love your snow poem. We have included own illustrations and we are going to read your poem to our Learning Buddy class of grades primary and one! We like having snow days too!

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  6. Desert Places

    Snow falling and night falling fast, oh, fast
    In a field I looked into going past,
    And the ground almost covered smooth in snow,
    But a few weeds and stubble showing last.

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  7. Winter, Winter

    • By I. Mignosa
    • Published: March 2013

    Winter, Winter,
    can you see?
    You mean a whole
    lot to me!

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    Snow white fluff
    We've had enough
    Gracefully flowing
    While it's snowing
    Angry piles left by plows
    All of the horrays turn into growls!

  8. Our Exquisite Snowman

    Making A Snowman

    There's a silence so loud that it's deafening,
    And the sun seems unusually bright.
    The world is awakening to a bitter cold morn
    And a crystalline blanket of white.

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    I was lucky enough to accidentally stumble on your poetry, which I very much enjoy. Like you, I am retired and finding writing poetry very therapeutic, both in lockdown and because my husband...

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  10. Mother Nature's Apology For Hurricane Harvey

    A Beautiful Blanket Of Snow

    A stranger came here late last night
    Silent puffs of falling white
    Frigid, falling, drifting down
    Unusual this far down in a southern town

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  11. A Winter Surprise

    • By Jocelyn Larrabee
    • Published: March 2013

    The lakes are covered with ice;
    Our trees are full with frost.
    It seems as a good nice winter,
    but one thing, one thing is lost.

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  12. The Day The Snow Finally Came

    • By Kathleen E. Sorensen
    • Published: March 2017
    Waiting For Snow To Fall

    "It's the middle of winter," they would say,
    But I just stared in dismay.
    "How could it be winter without a blanket of snow?"
    They said, "We do not know."

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    I remember reading a poem when I was younger about a boy who was in bed and imagined that it snowed outside--I think he heard all the right sounds--and wished so hard that it was snow--but...

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  13. Snow Dream

    • By Ellen Pond
    • Published: October 2008

    I feel wet snow
    on my cold, dry skin
    As the darkness falls
    to settle in....

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