White are the far-off plains,
And white the fading forests grow;
The wind dies out along the height
And denser still the snow,
A gathering weight on roof and tree
Falls down scarce audibly.

The meadows and far-sheeted streams
Lie still without a sound;
Like some soft minister of dreams
The snowfall hoods me around;
In wood and water, earth and air,
A silence is everywhere.

Save when at lonely spells
Some farmer's sleigh is urged on,
With rustling runner and sharp bells,
Swings by me and is gone;
Or from the empty space I hear
A sound remote and clear;

The barking of a dog,
To cattle, is sharply pealed,
Borne, echoing from some wayside stall
Or barnyard far afield;
Then all is silent and the snow
Falls settling soft and slow

The evening deepens and the grey
Folds closer Earth to sky
The world seems shrouded, so far away.
Its noises sleep, and I
As secret as yon buried stream
Plod dumbly on and dream.

I dream
I dream
I dream
I dream
I dream
I dream
I dream
I dream…


Lyrics submitted by VampedVixen, edited by SeeinSasha

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    General CommentThis song is beautiful! The lyrics are wonderful, nice sounds and you can really picture the scene when you listen. What makes the song incredible is hearing her sing it, the melody captures me every time and makes me listen to the soft end.
    Skybluepoeton March 16, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit's an incredibly beautiful song about.... snow
    :)
    phasetransitionon July 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely love this song - in fact, it's the song I walked down the isle to at my wedding. Gorgeous...did I mention I love this song?
    FruitJello5on September 15, 2011   Link

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