I guarantee you will find something to like in this gallery of olde tyme willow tree tombstones.
Another drab monument that pops with interest when we take a closer look!
Some sizzlin’ iambs from 1878 on the Weide monument. And a lyre!
Stithy Roach! Quel nom!
Come for the charming floral symbolism, stay for a child’s creepy poetic hallucination about the afterlife! It’s like the Oompa loompas make an appearance.
A fun memento mori in Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, N.C.
Thoughts provoked by my parents’ cemetery marker.
Two interesting poems in Rock Creek: one vernacular, one a trusty bit of Tennyson.
An epigram on the monument of Charles Dixon Caton requires some comment.
Catharine Reidy wrote some interesting iambs in the voice to her dead husband Maurice who nonetheless speaks not of the pompatus of love.