Flat Death

 

With the Photograph, we enter into flat Death.  One day, leaving one of my classes, someone said to me with disdain: “You talk about Death very flatly.”  — As if the horror of Death were not precisely its platitude!

— Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida

By Peter

After stints as a trial lawyer and a church worker, Peter Stephens has settled in as a Virginia high school English teacher. Peter has read several books and poems. He wrote none of the posts below filed under "Passages." Click the link at the end of each post to see it in the context of the author's original post.

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