Last rose of summer, in a country churchyard.

In a country churchyard,. The last rose of summer. St.-Cirq- Lapopie, southwestern France. By Paul Goldfinger. ©  Silver gelatin darkroom  print by PG.  Click to enlarge.  2015. ©


Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

By Thomas Gray

“The curfew tolls the knell of parting day,
The lowing herd wind slowly o’er the lea,
The plowman homeward plods his weary way,
And leaves the world to darkness and to me.”


JOHN RUTTER:   (“Blow,blow thou winter wind.”)