Posts Tagged With: Gravestone

BIRTHDATE, TO SOME DEGREE

 

“Memory, in widow’s weeds,
with naked feet stands on a tombstone.”

 

~ Aubrey de Vere ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bristol, England in June 1980.


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EAT, DRINK AND BE WARY

 

“The part of life which we really live is short.”

 

~ Seneca the Younger ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2018.


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THE GRAVE

 

“I’d rather die while I’m living then live while I’m dead.”

 

~ Jimmy Buffet~

 

000-the-graveDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Cimetière du Père Lachaise in Paris in July 2013.


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STONEMASON

 
 

…the work of hands long gone to dust,
a small fragment of a forever lost moment of  ‘now,’
preserved for a posterity that also passes so fleetingly into never…

 
 

000 stonemasonThis detail photo of a fragment from the back side of a Roman gravestone showing the various chisel marks of a stonemason who lived in the Second Century CE was taken in February 2016.


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