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Cemetery angels

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This is an evocative photograph of a 19th C. tomb in the Staglieno Cemetery in Genoa. The monument is elaborately carved marble, and depicts a winged angel mourning at the steps of a beloved, with several wilted roses clasped in her left hand. Her gown drapes down the steps of the monument with grace and modesty. Despite its' shadowy images of mortality, it shows us that what is finality can also be beautiful. The images and rituals of mourning in both the Georgian and Victorian eras were seen a

This is an evocative photograph of a 19th C. tomb in the Staglieno Cemetery in Genoa. The monument is elaborately carved marble, and depicts a winged angel mourning at the steps of a beloved, with several wilted roses clasped in her left hand. Her gown drapes down the steps of the monument with grace and modesty. Despite its' shadowy images of mortality, it shows us that what is finality can also be beautiful. The images and rituals of mourning in both the Georgian and Victorian eras were…

Everytime I see a new photo of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting this is how I feel.

A friend recently said to me that every now and again the specter of my catholic upbringing steals a quick look to see if anyone is watching and when the time is right, jumps boldly into one my photos. Well, I’m not so sure I can agree with that wholeheartedly. Maybe it’s the Irish in me that that is too stubborn to accept that as truth or perhaps my Latin half that still suffers from the guilt of bailing from the church when I found out that God had a 9 to 5 like everyone else. But one…

Magical... can you imagine that you are walking through the landscape and run into this in the back 40?

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“You do not see the river of mourning because it lacks one tear of your own.” ~ Antonio Porchia « Lola's Curmudgeonly Musings on Life, Love & Other Trifles

I buried my daughter on a brisk November morning, but I did not bury myself with her, as much as I wanted to, tried to. I persisted and endured, and I am stronger for it, but my weakness will alway…

Cemeteries are not commonly considered places of beauty and introspection. Yet, some of them, the Italian Cimiteri Monumentale (Monumental Cemeteries) are true artistic landmarks. Testimonies of a time long gone, they inspire reflection and compassion, providing a …

Cemeteries are not commonly considered places of beauty and introspection. Yet, some of them, the Italian Cimiteri Monumentale (Monumental Cemeteries) are true artistic landmarks. Testimonies of a time long gone, they inspire reflection and compassion, providing a glimpse into individual stories and major historical events. The naturally introspective atmosphere of a cemetery shifts one's focus of energy from action to contemplation.

European Cemeteries: 2016

Photos from Cemeteries in Europe. Angels, Demons, Skulls, Flowers and Jesus as well. Silent Islands surrounded by loud Cities. Take a look around!