Mr. Leatherwood’s Hill

My standby Roads of Texas book indicated a cemetery along this county road. And sure enough, there it was. There were probably fewer than 100 marked graves, a handful of trees, and a burst of yellow flowers. And a lot of sky.

Fairview Cemetery
Dawson County, Texas
photographed 3.24.2020

Posted on April 15, 2020, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Not a bad place to be…

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  2. The stark simplicity of this picture speaks volumes. There can be loneliness in isolation, or there can be peace. In this particular case I’m voting for peace.

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  3. That’s a nice spacious cemetery. I’m not planning on being interred, scattered to the Acadian mountaintop winds is more to my liking, but if I were to be that’s just the sort of place for me.
    Don’t know why, but I decided to look him up on Google. All I found was that he was a farmer. I imagine he’d be happy to be covered with flowers like that.

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