♔December-Edith Holden

If cold December gave you birth—
The month of snow, and ice, and mirth—
Place on your hand a turquoise blue,
Success will bless whate’er you do.

“A Gem for Every Month,”-Author unknown, c.1883

illustration: December 1906: Blackbird, Robin, Blue Tit, Ivy & Holly.

‘From ‘The Country Diary Of An Edwardian Lady’ By Edith Holden.

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