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A Pair of Epitaphs

“Epitaph for Pinocchio”

HERE

LIES

J. Patrick Lewis

“Epitaph for a Book Editor”

Miss Spelling’s

Exclamation Points

Were myriad!!!

She lived on

The margin.

And died. 40 more words

Favorite Poems

Final words of the fervent, a rogue or a public servant?

The above epitaph certainly leaves a bit of room for interpretation, doesn’t it?

Leaving out the wholly literal – and decidedly unpleasant – vision of… 176 more words

History

Cat Lover

In Loving Memory

WHITFIELD

Hal

1937-1984

Jean

1936-2008

The Hal and Jean Whitfield monument in the Lake View Cemetery at Seattle, Washington, has a whimsical look a… 102 more words

Epitaphs

Parr Family History

As we have seen, William Elderton’s emphasis on the exemplary feminine virtues of his heroine in A proper new balad of my ladie marques, Whose death is bewailed To the tune of new lusty gallant… 903 more words

Historical Research

The Ladie Marques and the Lusty Gallant

With apologies for the length of the delay between posts (brought about by a computer faliure), here is the second piece about Elizabeth Parr and William Elderton: 163 more words

Ballads

HER CAT, HER ONLY FRIEND

There has always been a debate between dog and cat lovers about which furry little friend makes the best companion. I have many friends who have cats galore and swear by them, while others like myself, have dogs and always have. 397 more words

Symbolism

Mothers’ Epitaphs

Don’t ask me how the subject came up…four women having dinner. Need I say more?

I suppose it was Iris telling stories about the European escapades of her now nearly-grown twin boys that led her to blurting out – after a declaration of undying motherly love – that her epitaph was going to be “Are you f**king kidding me?” Actually, it was “Are you f**king… 515 more words

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