‘What is this Death? – a quiet of the heart?
The whole of that of which we are a part?
For Life is but a vision – what I see
Of all which lives alone is Life to me’
(A Fragment 1816)
On this day in 1824 my favourite poet Lord Byron died at the age of 36 in Missolonghi, Greece and here at the Parish of St M’s and as a candle is burning in his memory – Philly has arrived with the gift of a rose…