The Washington Post
Feb 11, 2023 - 6 min
The power and emotion in sticking together. It is hard to sustain the illusion that there is anything good about winter after the hundredth day or so, but there is comfort in the support often found. In this reflection on the realities of living in a winter community, Matt Dinan explores the cold through the lens of poetry and literature and praises the power of communities that are integral to helping people stay afloat in these dangerous conditions.