peace, stone leaves, and lichen


This old monument in a cemetery in New York appealed to me as much for its stone carvings as for the way that nature had modified the design. There is something especially compelling about the leafy shapes of the lichen growing on the leafy stone carvings. Nature imitating art imitating nature.

One response to “peace, stone leaves, and lichen

  1. Lovely! I’m really “lichen” these photos of stone flora. (Sorry! that was terrible.)

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