dances with wind,
leaps over oak branch,
pirouettes in brisk breeze,
tumbles down to frigid earth,
and joins its brethren in a pile
of luminous crystalline delight
bringing joy to every child’s waiting heart.
Mary A. Couch resides in Noblesville, Indiana, and works as an Admin Assistant for Taylored Systems, Inc. a local telecommunication company. She is the Premier Poet for the Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs, and she learned poetry from her mother and two grandmothers who were writers, artists and storytellers. She has been published in a variety of venues.