October 10: Our Lady of the Cloister, Citeaux, France (1624)

This Virgin Mary statue is the only thing that remained intact after a fire ravaged a family's property in suburban Corpus Christi, Texas, during Hurricane Harvey
‘ This Virgin Mary statue is the only thing that remained intact after a fire ravaged a family’s property in suburban Corpus Christi, Texas, during Hurricane Harvey’
“and when love came to us twice
and lied to us twice
we decided to never love again
that was fair
fair to us
and fair to love itself.

we ask for no mercy or no
miracles;
we are strong enough to live
and to die and to
kill flies,

attend the boxing matches, go to the racetrack,
live on luck and skill,
get alone, get alone often,
and if you can’t sleep alone
be careful of the words you speak in your sleep;
and
ask for no mercy
no miracles;

and don’t forget:
time is meant to be wasted,
love fails
and death is useless.”

Semele by John Duncan
Semele by John Duncan

Published by The Delightful Mrs P

Witch, Writer, Card Slinger, Chocolate Lover, Tea Drinker, Cake Eater & Mystic. A Northern Lass, a Walker between and betwixt. I'll talk to Anyone, dead or alive.

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