I was just browsing Flickr this morning, not really feeling like finishing the posts I was working on when I got the news about Aunt Helen yesterday.I’m just feeling contemplative, I guess. Calm, almost serene. Very quiet, perhaps a bit morose.
This photo just struck me and I wanted to share. The artist’s caption lies below the photo.
[…] Sweet princess… if through this wicked witch’s trick, a spindle should your finger prick… a ray of hope there still may be in this, the gift I give to thee. Not in death, but just in sleep, this fateful prophecy you’ll keep. And from this slumber you shall wake, when true love’s kiss, the spell shall break […]
— Excerpt from Movie “Sleeping Beauty” by Walt Disney 1959
Lurate Caccivio, Italy (November, 2005)
From whence came the art: