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Richard Wilbur - Boy at the Window

Seeing the snowman standing all alone
In dusk and cold is more than he can bear.
The small boy weeps to hear the wind prepare
A night of gnashings and enormous moan.
His tearful sight can hardly reach to where
The pale-faced figure with bitumen eyes
Returns him such a God-forsaken stare
As outcast Adam gave to paradise.

The man of snow is, nonetheless, content,
Having no wish to go inside and die.
Still, he is moved to see the youngster cry.
Though frozen water is his element,
He melts enough to drop from one soft eye
A trickle of the purest rain, a tear
For the child at the bright pane surrounded by
Such warmth, such light, such love, and so much fear. 

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Poet: Richard Wilbur
Poem: Boy at the Window

Comment 111 of 111, added on December 17th, 2014 at 8:49 AM.
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Comment 110 of 111, added on August 1st, 2014 at 10:37 PM.
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Comment 109 of 111, added on August 1st, 2014 at 4:01 PM.
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SGrEor Im thankful for the blog.Really thank you! Will read on...

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