Poetry by Michael Simon

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Drawings, Kimm Kiriako, Michael Simon, Poetry | No Comments

winter (n.) Old English, “fourth season of the year,” from Proto-Germanic *wentruz (cf. Old Frisian, Dutch winter, Old Saxon, Old High German wintar, German winter, Danish and Swedish vinter, Gothic wintrus, Old Norse vetr “winter”), possibly from PIE *wed-/*wod-/*ud- “wet” (see water), or from *wind- “white” (cf. Celtic vindo- “white”). The Anglo-Saxons counted years in […]