December Poem: Wet Christmas

What’s the opposite of a white Christmas? The same season, in North Carolina.
by Shelby Stephenson | Illustration by Jillian Ohl

Shelby Stephenson is a poet and was named North Carolina’s 9th poet laureate in 2014. He has published more than a dozen poetry book and retired as the editor of Pembroke Magazine in 2010.

Jillian Ohl is a North Carolina artist and illustrator, currently pursuing her MFA in Illustration and Visual Culture at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.