Hope emerges


In icy ground . . .

Daffodils sprout forth, bright buds

In yellow hues, their faces

Smiling in the cold earth,

Promising springtime to us all.

(Style of a Japanese tanka in 31 syllables inspired by API)

By Roger Gosden

A British and American scientist specializing in reproduction & embryology whose career spanned from Cambridge to Cornell's Weill Medical College in NYC. He married Lucinda Veeck, the embryologist for the first successful IVF team in America. They retired to Virginia, where he became a master naturalist and writer affiliated with William & Mary. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Gosden

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