Silent continuation of life
“All, all are sleeping on the hill.
One passed in a fever,
One was burned in a mine,
One was killed in a brawl,
One died in a jail,
One fell from a bridge toiling for children and wife—
All, all are sleeping, sleeping, sleeping on the hill.”
Excerpt From: Edgar Lee Masters. “Spoon River Anthology.”
Images from the "Cementerio general del Sur" (Southern general cemetery), the largest cemetery in Caracas-Venezuela, June 2015.