French cemetery – Egly
“Twilight and evening bell,
And after that the dark !
And may there be no sadness of farewell,
When I embark;”
“Crossing the bar” by Alfred TENNYSON
Champakulam cemetery – INDIA
Youth was cheap-wherefore we sold it. Gold was good-we hoped to hold it,
And today we know the fulness of our gain.
Christmas in India by Rudyard KIPLING
“Another I, another You,
Each knowing what to do
But of no use.”
Never Stronger by W.H.AUDEN
“Here silence stands
Here is unfenced existence :
Facing the sun,
Out of reach”.
“Death is inside the folding cots
It spends its life sleeping on the slow mattresses
And the beds go sailing toward a port
Where death is waiting, dressed like an admiral.”
Nothing but death by Pablo Neruda
“My brother, my last support,
Steady, ardent, generous friend,
Keep helping me :
They shall allow me to live
After having so much killed me”.
Letter to his brother – by Theophile de VIAU
“Never say Goodbye,
Hold my hand
And keep me warm
Breathe with me the fragrance of life,