Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Snapshot of Death



It always surprises me
That when things or people die
That life around them
Just
Keeps
Going
When all I want to do
is
Stop
For a little while

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

As you say, when life doesn't take time to examine, things appear to have died... and that is all we see. But when we do stop and ponder for just a little while, we realize that in many cases... ones' death often gives another life!

David said...

Death sucks. Let's just be honest about that for a bit. Czeslaw Milosz, Polish poet: "Whoever considers as normal the order of things in which the strong triumph, and the weak fail, and life ends with death, accepts the devil's rule."

Love you Val. And terribly proud of you.
Love,
David
ps. amazing, amazing picture.

wendy said...

Beautiful picture.
Very well said.
Go ahead and stop.
Your relationship with Ingrid means so much.
Go ahead and stop.

Linda said...

I hope you'll be able to stop for a while.

brenda said...

Do allow yourself to stop for a while...life does keep going, and soon enough you'll have to put one foot in front of the other again, but it's very important to just stop from time to time.
Ingrid has left you a great legacy of love and deep trust in God, wisdom, caring and gentleness. What a gift she has been to you. Love you -- MOM