Thursday, May 24, 2012

Seeing things

Sometimes I see things.

Are the old sandstone grave markers for Joseph Scott (d. 1839) and R. M. Scott (d. 1839) in Iberia Cemetery for a young father and his child? Or maybe Joseph was R. M.’s older sibling. Or uncle.

But I look at the stones and see more. I see an adult and child leaning towards each other in affection and support.

Do you see it too? Because maybe I have been standing too long in the midday sun.

In Memory of
Who departed this life
Sept. 1. AD. 1839:
Aged 27 years 11 Mo.
& 26 days.

Died Sept. 1839:
Aged 2 years.

Iberia Cemetery, Morrow County, Ohio

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