James Russell Lowell

The First Snowfall

by James Russell Lowell

‘The First Snowfall’ by James Russell Lowe is a deeply sad poem about the death of a child and what it’s like to consider that loss as time passes. 

This is a particularly pignant poem by James Russell Lowell, covering the topic of loss and the incredible grief that comes with it. With this, it can be considered one of his more meaningful and impactful poems.

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