September 2, 2011


And the skeleton, ever the frail and solelmn philosopher, hung quietly inside, saying not a word, suspended like a delicate insect within a chrysalis, waiting and waiting. 

This illustration scared me as a kid, but not as much as the story itself. 

October Country by Ray Bradbury 
1955, illustrator Joe Mugnaini 

1 comment:

Ms. Moon said...

I have always loved being your mother. And always will.