Gray skies, chilly air, and bare branches. Unlike the bright growth of spring and summer or the colorful scenes of fall, winter can often feel dull and lifeless—but there’s much to appreciate about our natural world throughout the season. To

Beloved poet Allie Michelle recently published her third and most vulnerable poetry collection yet, The Words Left Unspoken. Within it, she reflects on leaving a toxic relationship, confronting emotional pain, and navigating self-love. As its title suggests, the central and