“The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon
Turns Ashes–or it prospers; and anon,
Like Snow upon the Desert’s dusty Face,
Lighting a little hour or two–is gone.”
-Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883),
from “Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápúr”
Two Men Walking Towards the Light, © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic.
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4 responses to “Like Snow Upon the Desert’s Dusty Face”
Beautiful! The last line goes well with Daylight Savings time and all….. 🙂
Thanks, Ilona . . . and how about that?!
Gorgeous image, Gina. Love the (mainly) duo-tone colors!!!