The poem "Snow" was written by Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905). Watch the video "Snow" (2009) translated into ASL (American Sign Language). In additon, there is also a tutorial on grammar below.
Little white feathers, filling the air --
Little white feathers! how came ye there?
"We came from the cloud-birds sailing so high;
They're shaking their white wings up in the sky."
Little white feathers, how swift you go!
Little white feathers, I love you so!
"We are swift because we have work to do;
But hold up your face, and we'll kiss you true."
Poem by Mary Mapes Dodge, Rhymes and Jingles, 1875.
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Related tutorial: Blossoms and Children: poetry.
Time and Again by Rainer Maria Rilke.
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Stories, poems, performance arts, etc. in sign language.
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