"Winter Evening" by Edward Williams‘Winter Whispers’ by Carter Davis Johnson The Society November 10, 2017 Beauty, Poetry 3 Comments Upon a winter’s evening, The sun sits out of sight, While all the stars are dreaming, I peer into the night. My footsteps slowly falling, The silence they do break. I hear a soft voice calling, A voice, a voice opaque. I bend my ear to listen. What do the whispers say? The moonlight twirls and glistens, While fighting off the day. The voice grows ever bolder. At last I know who lends. A warmth begins to smolder. I’ll hold her once again. Carter Davis Johnson is an English major and cadet at the Virginia Military Institute. He grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. Related Post ‘Letting Go’ by Michael Glassman The birch, the elm, the aging spruce Cannot restrain the restless roots Of saplings drawn to the silent sound Of brother’s heading skywar... Tell the world:FacebookTwitterTumblrPinterestRedditLinkedInEmail 3 Responses Fr. Richard Libby November 12, 2017 Well done! The rhyming and the meter are good, and the images of nature are beautiful. Reply David Hollywood November 13, 2017 Very lovely. Reply Nancy Johnson November 17, 2017 Beautiful ! Easy to imagine the Beauty you are capturing of Winter ! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.