Instead, we have had a hoarfrost
covering the trees and ground with a glistening white coating.
twisted with hoarfrost
and mold chokes a stick to look like an old
Whenever there is one grain of corn in it, the coming year will be fruitful; but if there is 'hoarfrost
and snow' there will be calamities (Pelliot 1963: 700f.)
Kozyrev reasoned, that the polar cap observed in 1956 was an atmospheric formation, similar to "hoarfrost
It was during the same winter that I remember finding the windowpanes of the rectory doors covered with hoarfrost
, and being fascinated by the needles and crystalline forms in this, and how I could melt some of the frost with my breath and make a little peephole.
The haunting moments of presence, not to say beauty, he conjured in the succeeding series "Early Egyptian," 1973-74, "Hoarfrost
," 1974-76, and "Jammer," 1975-76, kept faith with the humble and discarded.
The five of us hiked downward in knee-deep snow into the bowl-shaped valley, then passed through a thicket of royal azalea and Mongolia oak heavy with hoarfrost
and last night's snowfall.
Here, I saw circles of hoarfrost
and leaves tinged with their own temporary tinsel.
branches and twigs coated with hoarfrost
I saw long stretches of snow-packed highway, trees laced with hoarfrost
and watched temperatures dip below -30 degrees.
In the poem, "hoar pine" refers to a pine that is covered with silvery, frozen dew or "hoarfrost
." The tamarack is a lodgepole pine, and spruce and mountain hemlock are also trees that grow in the Eastern Sierra.
For a moment he feels a freezing chill on his lips as if the needles of mentholated hoarfrost
settled on his tongue, lips, and palate.