Kathryn Ganfield

Frost Advisory

I saw a ghost through the living room window tonight,
only it just was my neighbor, the spirited one,
waving up a white sheet and sheltering her flower boxes from the cold—
proof that ghosts are tender too.

Kathryn Ganfield has always lived in river towns, and for the longest time in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she writes about the trials of family and the natural world.