The White canvas of snow announced
old man Winter arrival.
He settled in to claim his territory.
His cold and chilling ways returned with a fervor.
Across the region he spread his White blanket.
He hung his crystalline participles on the tree tops.
His granular white substance formed
chandelier-like crystals of dangling snowflakes.
The snowflakes, flurries, and blizzards revealed
his strength and agility.
Although old man Winter never revealed his age,
like his return, he exited profoundly as visible