Live and let die, and then remember. Let’s go all poetic today. Do you know how you sometimes can’t tell exactly what a Latin proverb means? Is memento mori remember the dead or remember to die? In any case, I see it as the imperative … Continue reading Pic and a Word #161: Remember to die
Thursday Doors, 1/11/18: Mekinje & Kamnik
Today’s entry takes us to the August day on which injections and doors were shot to ease the pain. And since it’s November 1st, there must be a cemetery too. When I was in Slovenia for the summer, mother and I drove for half an … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 1/11/18: Mekinje & Kamnik
Pic and a Word #151: Grave details
This summer, for no particular reason, I found myself graveyard-hopping. It must be because cemeteries are full of poetic details. Or “little touches of humanity that you find”, according to Emma Cownie. Isn’t that the loveliest way to put it? Thank you! All these were … Continue reading Pic and a Word #151: Grave details
Day 28: April 2017 postcards
This post is part of my Calendar 2017 with twelve photos from last April. Each photo is accompanied by a little something. Let’s not call it either poetry or prose but merely words. For the curious, the three previous Calendar 2017 months are assembled here. … Continue reading Day 28: April 2017 postcards
Day 11: The future in a cemetery
Challenge 11: “A poem that addresses the future.” Dressing the future My future? That’s an easy one. I die. We all die. It’s so certain that there’s no need for Future or Future Perfect Tense. I die. First, the perfect present continues – “I have been … Continue reading Day 11: The future in a cemetery
WPC: Favourite place, or is it time?
There is a time and a place and sometimes they come together just right. Here are some of those. I’ve encountered a problem with this WordPress theme, Edda, no matter how much I love it otherwise: the captions are too little no matter what I … Continue reading WPC: Favourite place, or is it time?