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Poem for Snowy Thursday

The Hunters in the Snow
by William Carlos Williams


The over-all picture is winter
icy mountains
in the background the return

from the hunt it is toward evening
from the left
sturdy hunters lead in

their pack the inn-sign
hanging from
a broken hinge is a stag a crucifix

between his antlers the cold
inn yard
is deserted but for a huge bonfire

that flares wind-driven it is tended by
women who cluster
about it to the right beyond

the hill is a pattern of skaters
Brueghel the painter
concerned with it all has chosen

a winter-struck bush for his
foreground to
complete the picture.

* * * * * * * *

Beautiful white white world out there. Still coming down pretty hard too. I am so frustrated my throat is so sore and I should probably forego sledding...

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