December 22, 2017
On the first day of winter, the earth awakens to the cold touch of itself. Snow knows no other recourse except this falling, this sudden letting go over the small gnomed bushes, all the emptying trees. Snow puts beauty back into the withered and malnourished,into the death-wish of nature and the deliberate waywinter insists on nothing less than deference.waiting all its life, snow says, “Let me cover you.
Laura Lush – The First Day of Winter
📷 A winter tale by Mark Brown.