Softly Slips the Snow Away


Softly slips the snow away,

Leaching life on sundry hills;

Signature of closing day

A rosy glow where death fulfills

The purpose set in eons past,

To mark the graves of Winter dreams;

Do not weep as funeral mass

Sets stitch by stitch its springtime seams.

14 comments on “Softly Slips the Snow Away

  1. Heidi Viars says:

    LOVE it! Blessings to you!

  2. What a magical shot Melody!

  3. Eric says:

    Melody, I believe you are a spring flower whose bloom has opened, revealing all its treasures within. You have been writing some great poetry. This is one of my favorites. πŸ™‚

  4. Debbie says:

    I loved that ending line, Melody! And beautiful photo. Thank you for capturing these meaningful moments for us!

    • melodylowes says:

      Thanks Debbie. Believe me, they are just as much for me and my growth as for anyone else – I’m just amazed and gratified that y’all are in on the journey with me! πŸ™‚

  5. stitching spring together is genius !

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