White light folded, sheathing about her, folded.
The new years walk, restoring
Through a bright cloud of tears, the years, restoring
With a new verse the ancient rhyme. Redeem
The time. -T.S. Eliot, “Ash Wednesday”
Early morning snow on March 10, 2012, viewed across the floor of Flat Ledge Quarry, Rockport on Cape Ann, Massachusetts