It’s midwinter and we’re just wondering where you stand. Is the Greatest Snow Poem…
1) Emily Dickinson, “It sifts from Leaden Sieves -”
2) Robert Frost, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
3) Wallace Stevens, “The Snow Man”
4) Louis MacNeice, “Snow”
5) Snowgoons, “Black Snow”
6) The one you wrote in third grade, which Mom still keeps on the fridge?
Before you make your decision, read some savvy interpretations: all of the above are explained on Rap Genius. Yes, even #6—because, of course, you’ve already signed up for an RG verified account and are adding and explaining your work like a relentless blizzard.
UPDATE: One of our editors has suggested a dark horse candidate, William Carlos Williams’ “Blizzard,” now added and annotated on the site.