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January

Yosemite in Winter
January by John Updike
The days are short
The sun a spark Hung thin between The dark and dark
Fat snowy footsteps Track the floor Milk bottles burst Outside the door
The river is A frozen place Held still beneath The trees of lace
The sky is low The wind is gray The radiator Purrs all day.
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Image by TravelswithCharie

Ah, Yosemite

When I first laid eyes on Half Dome, I had a frog in my throat. I thought of the artist whose hand sculpted it, painted the landscape with towering trees, sketched waterfalls and streams where his pets could quench their thirst and drew expansive meadows where they could frolic under big, blue skies. Ah, but there’s more to feast your eyes on in this great museum of nature but you’ll have to go and pick the artwork you like best.

www.nps.gov/yose

Images by Rosario Charie Albar