“My God! I’m blind!” the startled student cried.
In Nassau never snowflake fell nor dreamed
of falling nor existing in her life;
yet, here in Canada it surely seemed
that snowflakes overnight had filled the air
and covered every branch and twig and leaf
and hidden every branch and twig in layers
of snow and whitened world beyond belief.
So when she unsuspecting looked outside
and all she saw was white on white alone
she really thought that she had been denied
her vision: every circuit in her blown.
Such visions every Canuck takes for granted
Perhaps it’s time to know our snow’s enchanted.