12.11.12

Últimas palabras: 9 epitafios de 10 grandes autores (segunda parte)


Emily Dickinson: "Called back"



F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Fitzgerald
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – The Great Gatsby

Dorothy Parker: “Excuse my dust.”
(Dorothy Parker fue incinerada)

Sylvia Plath: “Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted.”

Oscar Wilde: 
“And alien tears will fill for him
Pity’s long broken urn,
For his mourners will be outcast men,
And outcasts always mourn.”

William Shakespeare
“Good Friend, for Jesus’ sake forbear
To dig the dust enclosed here:
Blessed be the man that spares these stones,
And curst be he that moves my bones.”

Ben Jonson: “O Rare”
George Eliot
“Of those immortal dead who live again
In minds made better by their presence”
H.P. Lovecraft
“I am Providence.” (Aquí Lovecraft se refiere a la ciudad que le vio nacer, y donde fue más prolífico)





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