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I saw the snow high & lifting
each flake flew on six wings

The snowy world
is stilled
with the glory  
voices silenced
at doorpost & threshold  
vision filled
with witnessed whiteness  
our unclean walk  
covered in winter’s burning cold

Photo by Ali Inay on Unsplash

D.S. Martin

D.S. Martin is the author of five poetry collections, including Angelicus (2021), Ampersand (2018), and Conspiracy of Light: Poems Inspired by the Legacy of C.S. Lewis (2013) — all from Cascade Books. He is Poet-in-Residence at McMaster Divinity College, the Series Editor for the Poiema Poetry Series. He and his wife live in Brampton, Ontario; they have two adult sons.