Leslie Marmon Silko

In Cold Storm Light

by Leslie Marmon Silko

‘In Cold Storm Light’ by Leslie Marmon Silko is a beautifully written nature poem that focuses on a winter day. The poem uses multiple examples of imagery to describe the scene. 

This may not be a super well-known poem, but it is one of the most beautiful pieces that Silko has so far written in her career. It looks at nature in a unique and captivating way.

In cold storm light

I watch the sandrock

canyon rim.

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