Odes to snow ★

‘And so The Snow Queen also became a story about the need to seek equilibrium, in our own lives, with the natural world, even within the universe at large.’ Joan Vinge

‘Magic is this layer of peace nature brings us with her frozen tears’ FT

‘The snow goose need not bath itself to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself.’ Lao Tzu

‘Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.’ Alice M Swain

‘The future lies before you like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it for every step will show.’ Anon

‘In that moment robin knew hummingbird.’ FT

‘The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found’
J B Priestly

‘Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.’ Andy Goldsworthy

‘The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.’ Margaret Atwood

‘You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.’ Amy Lowell


2 thoughts on “Odes to snow ★

    1. Thanks Geeman, I had great fun! Bit cold though, I have promised myself to try Christmas in the hot sun sometime! Hope you have a wonderful new Year :o)

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