Monday, October 25, 2010

Cimetière

One thing I found myself struck by when visiting the grounds of Mt. Auburn cemetery in Cambridge, MA (with a highly informative, impromptu tour given by longtime friend Badriyaz) was how for somewhere that many might see as a place of death and endings, it was verily brimming with life and beauty.





The pond, seemingly grown solid with it's thick coating of algae, at first:


but then you notice something different about the surface of the water. Whatever could that faint fairy ring of a circle be?


Why, it is the watchful gaze of Mr. Toad!


A quintessential, eternal view ~ shrouded by trees:


Painted with the strokes of a purpled brush:


I have no doubts these two frequently team up in preparation of things mischievous beyond our imaginings:


A very clever Madame Duck, beguilingly swims our way:


The rich diversity of life's beauty can be found everywhere, including the most unlikely of places... one must only open their eyes to it all.

1 comment:

  1. What a beautiful place!! Thanks for sharing it with us!

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