Pass by! O pass me by!
Away, wild mask of death!
I am still young! Oh why
destroy me with your breath?
Give me your hand, you lovely, tender child
I am your friend and bring no harm.
Have courage. See, I am not wild.
Now go to sleep upon my arm.
Schubert’s 1817 suite Der Tod und das Mädchen.

Work done with some original photos and clip art.


death, maiden, mask, manniquin, rose, antlers, birds, butterworth, statue, tophat, derby


  • Paul Quixote Alleyne
    Paul Quixote A...over 2 years ago

    Fabulous words and imagery. You have outdone yourself friend. lol

  • Thanks so much Paul

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  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorover 2 years ago

    Incredible Larry!! Always amazing!! :)

  • Many thanks Keith

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  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizover 2 years ago

    fantabulous! (new word…just fantastic and fabulous all at once!)

  • Thanks Helene

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  • anaisanais
    anaisanaisover 2 years ago


  • Thank you very much

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  • banrai
    banraiover 2 years ago

    it’s staggering that with every superb image you create you always manage to out do yourself Larry!… in awe, bravo!

  • Always a pleasure Banrai

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  • Thanks so much Kira, always good to be featured in your group.

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    Diane Johnson-...over 2 years ago


  • Cheers Diane

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  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature in Kira’s Daily Dazzler. Beautiful art!

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  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 03/31/2012
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  • Great to be featured in your group Deborah

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  • Thanks for the feature

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  • Bruce  Dickson
    Bruce Dicksonover 2 years ago

    Great interpretation Larry

  • Thanks Bruce

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