dVerse — OLN and OctPoWriMo2019 Day 31 — Epitaphs

I decided to go against the prompt for OctPoWriMo and chose to write a few epitaphs for dVerse.

aaa halloween epitaph old john barley

 

aaa halloween epitaph marie labeau gravestone

 

 

aaa halloween epitaph crow gravestone2

 

Linda is today’s host of dVerse‘ Open Link Night (OLN).  Linda says:

I am looking forward to some lovely, wicked and delightful poems- your choice.

Morgan Dragonwillow (and her inspirational co-hosts, Punam, Maria, Esther, and Michele) is the host of OctPoWriMo.  I would like to thank every one of them for making the time and effort to provide prompts for this month.  Thank you also to every person who wrote for this lovely October of poetry.  I’ve enjoyed the reading very much.

I created the meme epitaphs using graphics found on the internet:
Old John Barley link
Marie Labeau link
Crow gravestone link

41 Comments Add yours

  1. What a creative post! I love it Lisa.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks, Linda 🙂

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  2. kanzensakura says:

    How cool. Epitaphs!

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  3. Great to see the images with the words. It’s a big holiday here in Spain tomorrow as families have time off work to go to visit family graves.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Navasola. Does your holiday link with the Dia De Muertos in Mexico?

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      1. I think the Mexican custom may have been older but Catholicism matched it. A Mexican friend here showed the local school how the ancient ceremony is performed. And very positive too about honouring and remembering your own ancestors.

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        1. msjadeli says:

          I wish we did more of that in the US. The elderly and the ancestors are not given their due respect and honor.

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          1. I think it helps with grief too and an opportunity to talk about a loved one.

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  4. Those were fun… it sounds like they deserved the epitaphs.

    Ebeneezer Scrooge, the miser
    now regrets he wasn’t wiser,
    never more his soul will rest,
    Marley’s ghost was just his test.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Awesome return, Bjorn. Yes, they did.

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  5. Glenn A. Buttkus says:

    Love your epitaphs over odes:

    Here lies Donald J. Trump;
    Always a great Liar, he was also
    a horrid President, husband, & father,
    He won’t be missed.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      So awesome and clever, Glenn!

      Like

  6. iScriblr says:

    How utterly creative! 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks Richa 🙂

      Like

  7. Just Barry says:

    Loving the multiple mediums you used, as well as the epitaph for He Who Shall Not Be Named But Hopefully Soon Impeached. 🙂

    Clever and ghoulishly fun. 😉

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thanks Barry, glad you enjoyed them.

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  8. sanaarizvi says:

    This is gorgeously rendered, Jade! Happy Halloween ❤️❤️

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Sanaa, and to you 🙂

      Like

  9. Frank Hubeny says:

    I like the line about pure evil mourning the loss. Nice how you used gravestones to frame the poems.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Frank 🙂

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  10. memadtwo says:

    As they say–from your lips to God’s ears.
    Everything about this is great. (K)

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thanks, K!

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  11. Sadje says:

    Great post. Very creative 😀🤪

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thanks, Sadje!

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      1. Sadje says:

        You’re welcome 😉

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  12. I love the Raven poem.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thank you, Jim.

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  13. Such an ingenious post! What an idea, Li! 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thanks, Punam. First I was going to put a headstone between the epitaphs, but then I thought why not put them *on* them.

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      1. It came out brilliantly! You are welcome. 🙂

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  14. Reena Saxena says:

    Super! I like ‘pure evil mourns her loss’.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      🙂 Thank you, Reena.

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  15. Sunita Prasad says:

    Wow! Very creative! I remember the ALL SOULS DAY we celebrated in GOA. As kids, we had lots of fun. Happy Halloween Day, Jade. Enjoy the moment. 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you very much, Sunita 🙂

      Like

  16. kim881 says:

    Epitaphs are an excellent choice for Halloween, Jade!

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  17. I just sent you an email.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      I just read it and replied to you.

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      1. I am glad that I did not offend you and I can see that you already resolved this with your indented comment.

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        1. msjadeli says:

          No, I’m not offended at all, Jim. I appreciate your help to correct it. Thanks again.

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