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First churchyard butterfly of 2018!

The first Comma butterfly of 2018!

Seen in St George’s churchyard Beckenham on 14 April 2018 as it obligingly posed on a headstone.

Butterflies love churchyards and cemeteries as there’s often plenty of undisturbed wild flowers and long grass for them to feed on. 58 more words

Cemetery Wildlife

Day 15 - Tombstone - #AprilArtChallenge

Instead of drawing a typical tombstone, I opted to draw a mausoleum with tombstones. It would also serve as the backdrop for the story of the queen. 375 more words

Cut Paper

The Daisy Hordes

Stone grave markers
ramparts of memory, fending
off the daisy hordes.

Yellow vassals of the
buried dead, avengers
of our endings.


Searching for a Memory in Tombstone

I’m standing outside Boothill Cemetery studying its surrounding walls, trying to match what I see with a memory from my childhood. I’ve just traveled along a dusty desert road. 415 more words


Tales from a Tombstone...in a Barn

I’m going to start today’s story with a photograph.

The above tombstone can be found in my barn.  Today I will tell you why several such stones are located in my barn.  815 more words