Winter

 /   /  By Emma Birches
Stone Soup Magazine
November/December 2008

By Danica Lee

The flowers call
Their last farewell
To the woods
As winter comes
To wilt their petals.
The snow falls
Upon brown leaves
Fallen on the roofs
Of houses strung
With sparkling lights.
The crisp air
And glittering frost
The little puffs of breath
And mugs of steamy tea
Only come in winter.

Winter Danica Lee

Danica Lee, 12
Sanford, North Carolina

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