Here is nice little poem by Robert Frost. Frost has always been one of my favorite poets. His use of the traditional English metrics is nice and his rustic imagery is always endearing. As someone born and bred in New Hampshire, Frost’s poems were always part of the landscape.
Anyway, this poem is appropriate for winter: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. Enjoy. I provided the text below. It is always nice to listen to a great poet reciting some great poetry.
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village, though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.
My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.
He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.