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Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

Lakewood Cemetery on a cold, windy day, spitting rain. Despite everything, heavenly!

Have you ever been here? This is one of those cemeteries so packed with beauties… 74 more words

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Six Feet

Do you know why I don’t like answering early morning telephone calls?

*cricket sounds*

Well, obviously you don’t.

I don’t like answering early morning telephone calls because of the precise reason that every single time that I do, it always has to do with someone who just died or someone dying. 570 more words

Live

toward happiness

kicking the coffins shut

foot stepping tombstones

arose the necromancer’s dancer

towards their happiness hereafter

(#FieryVerse 25.01.2016)

Poetry

Children and Angels in Bellefontaine, Florissant, Missouri

Bellefontaine Cemetery is just north of St. Louis in Florissant. Missouri and totally worth a side trip if you’re headed that way.

In a previous post, I focused on statues of… 35 more words

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Jewish tombstones turned building blocks

In the far end of the Užupis neighbourhood of Vilnius stands a monument to the Jewish cemetery that once stood there. After the nearly complete destruction of the Jewish community in Vilnius during the Nazi invasion, the Soviets that took over added insult to injury by carting off the tombstones to use them in the construction of the rapidly expanding city. 83 more words

50mm

Bookmarks as Tombstones | Read It Forward
These are the tombstones of unfinished books. These are the grave markers of difficulty, of impatience, of lack of discipline, of inadequate intelligence, of failure. 61 more words

What I want on my tombstone

Or maybe

Or maybe

Possibly

Or how about,

Better yet I could have one of those portable arrow marquees with the flashing lights

The flashing arrow would be pointing at my grave. 1,075 more words