Margaret Hanshaw received a BA in English Literature from Hamilton College and an MFA in poetry from Vermont College. She lives in Sudbury, Massachusetts, where she is a poet, freelance editor, and Amnesty International volunteer. This is her first book.
When it snows, the eye becomes itself. A thousand daybreaks, a flaming hole. In the snow an animal erases itself. In the snow a bench replaces its sitter. A window has no time but itself. Into the world a voice makes it cold.