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Wallace Stevens: 'The Snow Man'

by Jay Keyser
Nov 29, 2005 (All Things Considered) — The American poet Wallace Stevens died 50 years ago this year. Commentator Jay Keyser says Stevens wrote the best short poem in the English language, "The Snow Man." Stevens marries what the poem is about with the way that it is built.

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