first inkling of hope
before winter starts to thaw
green leaves of snowdrops
Kim M. Russell, 2017
My response to Carpe Diem #1299 Snow on the Desert
This month CDHK is all about the beauty of quatrains created by Omar Khayyam, a 12th century Persian poet, The Rubaiyat. Today’s episode is called ‘Snow on the Desert’, taken from Quatrain XVI.