Build then the ship of death…

Odilon Redon "Flower Clouds" (1903)

Odilon Redon “Flower Clouds“ (1903)

Build then the ship of death, for you must take

the longest journey, to oblivion.

And die the death, the long and painful death

that lies between the old self and the new…

~ D. H. Lawrence, “The Ship of Death”