the wolf.shhh.the snow

March 27, 2012
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" The wolf. Shhh. The snow", by Kenna Mckee, Hale, MO, is an amazing poem.

I absolutely love wolves and magical creatures. This poem also seems to have a deeper meaning to it. At first, i thought maybe they were talking about a stalker, but then it turns out a little different.

Now, i see a dog following a person home and hoping that he will be accepted and loved for all that he has loved. I would really love to know what the writers inspiration was for this poem. The march issue of Teen Ink was, for me, the best yet!

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Ariel_Greyse This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 31, 2013 at 1:27 am
Hi there! It's me, Kenna McKee, the author (under a penname these days).

"The Wolf. Shhh. The Snow." was written about, sort of like you said, following someone home like a stray dog. When I wrote it, my inspiration was someone who was more of a "lone wolf", a solitary person, who found someone and clung to them.

The first stanza, watching someone through the snow and knowing that you know them, is seeing someone through a veil, be it other peopl... (more »)
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