On Second Thoughts

Too often tempted

To speak without thinking

Two breaths save me


n.b. A lid to a pottery cremation urn found near North Elmham, “Spong Man” sits reflecting on a life long since lived. This piece of funerary art is dated from the early Saxon era, (3rd / 5th Century CE).

The image I have used of this ageless pose is available under the terms of a GNU Free Documentation license published by the Free Software Foundation.


CLP 15/09/2019

Published by

Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité