Your evocative image immediately brought this passage to mind:Before me things create were none, save thingsEternal, and eternal I endure.All hope abandon ye who enter here.Such characters in colour dim I mark'dOver a portal's lofty arch inscrib'd:Whereat I thus: Master, these words import.~ From Dante's Divine ComedyPS: Guess what's missing from my dashboard. If you guessed "Reading List" you are correct!!
mythopolis - thank you.Peter - the foundation-each rock pulled from the fields, what was left of door frames and those wooden beams. yes a million stories.thank you.Stickup - a great passage indeed. thank you.PS: i am getting pretty tired of the problem.sorry you have it know.