with holidays and frozen toes, with endings and beginnings.

The days are short. The nights are long. The air is cold. Good time to light a candle.

Here are are some poems for your winter enjoyment, offered by The Academy of American Poets.

"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost

"Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden

"Fishing in Winter" by Ralph Burns

"splitting firewood on a winter afternoon" by Ben Shane

"Winter: My Secret" by Christina Rossetti

"Cut Off the Ears of Winter" by Peter Covino

"A Winter Blue Jay" by Sara Teasdale

"The Snow Man" by Wallace Stevens

"Winter Poem" by Robert Bly (video)

"Winter Field" by Joanna Klink (audio)

"Lines for Winter" by Mark Strand (audio)

Be sure to check the "Related Poems" links on each page. Scroll down and read about the poet.