To love now lost…an ode of sorts to a final resting place

Gracious final resting place
Endless glimmering sea
The mountain keeping watch
guardian of secrets and promises made long ago
this place a worthy place to mourn
to make peace
to reflect
or pay respects
the sea and mountain the only witness
to love now lost.

I like graveyards. Especially the very old ones, overgrown, neglected, strangely grand yet broken. The testimony of lives now almost lost to us is a testimony to how we value history it seems. They were here once. Their stories are our stories.


About Angela Sefton

Painting…photography…mixed media…print making….design…journaling…writing…creating in stunning Taranaki by the wild west coast and a stunning mountain backdrop, with my four gorgeous (make that cute, but messy!) kids, my partner GB, and one very large fat cat. View all posts by Angela Sefton

Comments are disabled.

%d bloggers like this: