Monday, September 29, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Carson McCullers

(d. Sept. 29, 1967)

Left behind at Cricket Field in Greystone, RI on the edge of a pond.
(The frog saw everything.)

" Son, do you know how love should be begun?A tree. A rock. A cloud."
- Carson McCullers, from the short story - A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Steven Stayner

(d. Sept. 17, 1989)

Left behind at the Hathaway Center, Providence, RI

Quote is from the film, Magnolia:
"It's dangerous to confuse children with angels."

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Mary The Elephant

(d. Sept. 13, 1916)

Mary was hanged from a crane in front of 2,500 people (some children) in Erwin, Tennessee.

Pillow was hung from the railing on the steps of the Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI.

" For there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men." - passage from Moby Dick.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Christy Brown

(d. Sept. 7, 1981)

Left behind at (or rather, gifted to) Ada Books, Providence, RI

Quote is from the film, My Left Foot.