John Palcewski (forioscribe) wrote,
John Palcewski
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Suspended In Time





The beach of Citera on Isola d' Ischia is named after Cythera, the Roman goddess of love. All of the partly submerged rocks in the sea have names, and stories as well. For instance there is Pietra Bianca and Pietra Nera, white rock and black rock. Eons ago they were a young couple deeply in love, trying to swim to shore. But angry Jupiter turned them into stone. This myth represents destiny, or the hand of fate from which no one escapes. Some may think the lovers are suffering in their immobility, but on reflection Jupiter’s was a precious gift.

How so?


They were suspended in time when their relationship was fresh and exciting, long before it had a chance to fade or fall apart. The two lovers are bound forever in youthful sweetness.

















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