May09

J. M. Barrie
J. M. Barrie
Ageless eyes fall upon the mask
Kissed by death, unlike his eternal complexion.
He wishes he would eventually fall to dust within a golden shell,
But his curse is to remain a child for all the days.

J. M. Barrie, Scottish novelist and playwright, known as the creator of Peter Pan, was born today in 1860.

Howard Carter, British archaeologist and Egyptologist, who famously discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, was born on this day in 1874.

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