Winter’s Tale – Lynn White

Slowly at first

almost imperceptibly

the days become shorter

minute by minute

as winter whispers 

her arrival once again.

Listen carefully

but take care.

Soon you will cover your ears 

as she learns to shout.


Lynn White lives in north Wales. Her work is influenced by issues of social justice and events, places and people she has known or imagined. She is especially interested in exploring the boundaries of dream, fantasy and reality. She was shortlisted in the Theatre Cloud ‘War Poetry for Today’ competition and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net,  and a Rhysling Award. Her poetry has appeared in many publications including: Apogee, Firewords, Capsule Stories, Light Journal and So It Goes. Find Lynn at: Poetry – Lynn White and Facebook.

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