Saturday, November 14, 2015

Prelude to Christmas--By Elizabeth Howard--United States

Prelude to Christmas

first snow falling
on the lamp-lit pines
golden beads sparkling
on the bough tips
church bells chiming--
a cow lows in the meadow

almost, I hear
a choir of angels

Elizabeth Howard lives in Crossville, Tennessee. She writes poetry and fiction. Her poems have appeared in Comstock Review, Big Muddy, Appalachian Heritage, Cold Mountain Review, Poem, Still, Mobius, Now & Then, Slant, and other journals.