11 May 2012

Say Not Goodnight (Today's Epitaph)

Ida Lee Bennett Bass
1866 - 1899
Say not "Goodnight," but
in some fairer clime bid us
"Goodmorning."

Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
Photo © 2012 S. Lincecum
Ida's hopeful, longing epitaph is from the poem Life, by Anna Barbauld.

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