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Sunday, 10 May 2009

Secrets of the Estate


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Virgil's Tomb: Joseph Wright of Derby, 1782 (Derby Museum and Art Gallery; image by Victuallers, 2011)

Death may be the side of life’s mansion
That’s always been turned away from us --
But that hasn’t kept us, now and then,
From sneaking around to the other side,
Where tall weeds grow over the broken statues,
And peeking in the windows.

1 comment:

Zephirine said...

Beautiful. And the picture is a perfect match.