Like Snow Upon the Desert’s Dusty Face

“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”

Jeff x 2
Two Men Walking Towards the Light, © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic.
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