By Alexander Pushkin (1799 – 1837)
This poem is describing a winter day in a Russian forest.
He describes the snow in the great expanse of Russia as a carpet, and he also says that the trees glow green through the frost that covers their dark bark. The author also says that he is in his home and that on his stove the wood is crackling from heat.
In the poem at the end the author asks his friend if he wants to go with the horse and ride around near a small creek.
Some literary devices used in this poem are personification "the storm scolded", a simile used to describe snow "Carpet-like magnificent", some sound and sight sensory images used are "The wood is crackling in the oven" and "in the sun the snow is sparkling".