Highgate Cemetery

29/06/2013 at 21:30 (Poetry, Writing) (, , , , , , , , )


Let me preface this with the admission that the photos were taken on a naff little Nokia. I’ve used the best possible shots, minus pixel-spatter.

Highgate Cemetery.

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You were once as I am now
A dreamer full of sleep and lust
A thought on someone else’s time
A river flowing to the mind

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I am here, among the stones
The ivy-clad, the sparse and blank
The fretted vines of ages gone
The scent of death and heavy life

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We are gone and they remain
To watch us through the lowered night
With faces chapped by falling rain
Beneath we lie, as one in dust.

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