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February--Are you finished yet?

In Southwestern Ohio, we've been receiving consistent doses of snow this month. The totals have not been overly impressive (usually 1-4 inches per storm), but the snow has hit a rhythm with the morning and afternoon rush hours--causing some interesting commutes. And it has been bone chilling cold (for this part of Ohio anyway--as I'm sure this blog has readers from further up north).

Instead of spending an entire blog post complaining, I thought I'd link to some poems available online that deal with the cold. So here you go.

* "Cold Poem," by Mary Oliver

* "Good-by and Keep Cold," by Robert Frost

* A couple snow poems, also by Frost

* "Snow Day," by Billy Collins

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