Spring

Nairobi, Kenya, 1970

Spring has a kind of yearning to it. Deep yearning and anxiety. Everything is alive, but there is an incomprehensible sadness in all nature, despite her new life.

Anton Chekhov
Quoted in My Encounters with Chekhov by Konstantin Korovin
The Bitter Air of Exile: Russian Writers in the West, 1922-1972

Photo by Ernst HaasNairobi, Kenya, 1970
From the Creation series