house of cards

Endings

“I guess humans like to watch a little destruction. Sand castles, houses of cards, that’s where they begin. Their great skill is in their capacity to escalate.”

~Marcus Zusak

21 thoughts on “house of cards

    1. It was pretty old. It was a building that was once part of a state hospital. Unfortunately they are tearing it down to build a new office building. Makes me sad.

  1. how very sad — imagine all the lives and memories from the past that once dwelled within those walls. What an apt quote from Marcus Zusak — his novel, “The Book Thief” is one of the most memorable I’ve read — very powerful, just like this image. (Diane J-Schuller)

    1. I remember that I originally bought Zusak’s novel for my son but after reading the first few pages, I couldn’t put it down. My son just had to wait for me to finish!

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