it was my life

Cicada shell: little did I know it was my life. -deathbed poem of Shuho (died in 1767), from Japanese Death Poems (1986)

Dream Gate

Dream Gate. Collage in sketchbook. July 2017. “The world of imagination is the world of eternity. It is the divine bosom into which we shall all go after the death of the vegetative body.”   ~William Blake