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Beautiful on the Mountain
Sarah Rehfeldt

Beautiful on the Mountain

FIRST SNOW

Stepping out into the silence,
the first print of snow
covering the ground
I can hear it.

Breath escapes our lips
in hard, expectant spirals.
It asks a question
Listen.

The answer is enormous.



Poem and image by Sarah Rehfeldt. Please do not copy without my permission.

Poem appears in Tipton Poetry Journal, issue #36 (Winter 2018).

This poem is reviewed by editor Scot Siegel and published in Untitled Country Review, Issue 6: http://untitledcountry.blogspot.com/2011/10/issue-6-contents_08.html

A review of "First Snow," may be read here.

Photographed near Kanaskat-Palmer State Park in western Washington.




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