Winter has its in-between times. Dazzling crystal snow melts, exposing open fields. Moisture fills the air.
every shade of brown
pines hold the sky
After a warm spell, below-freezing cold returns—winter once more:
the crisp smell
of winter air
feels like Christmas
*some sedges and grasses stay green under snow
The felt sense of winter varies depending on where you live. Having lived in Ontario all my life, it feels like winter when there is snow and/or freezing cold.