I Love Cemetaries

I think the title pretty much sums it up, actually. Except for the misspelling. Oops! 1,150 People

    Life Claimed In A Day Of Walking Dead

    Finally! Am back to my friendly neighborhood. I knew it! The place where I can calm my mind. The place for cleansing! And yes, this time around I got a closer look on my imaginary confidant. :) She's old just like I thought my confidant would be. I've been relaxing around her...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL
    22-25
    1 Response Jun 12, 2013

    I love to pay tribute to those

    who I haven't got the chance to meet, yet were part of the same world...because all of us too, will be gone and a total new cycle will keep happening. I think it is a deep ritual where you feel more alive saying thanks for whatever positive contributions people you even met made...
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2015

    I Love To Go To Cemetaries

    I love going there and it is peace full. And have not been there for some time. I like to go and alot time just sit there and just be quite. Some time and look at the graves and see who died And what they are like. It is so peace full and try it some time . I love it .
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123
    51-55, F
    May 30, 2012

    My Alone Time.

    I run in a cemetary for exercise.  half the time, though, I stop to read headstones and reflect on the meaning of life,death, and the general order of the cosmos.    My boyfriend keeps saying it's macabre, but I feel so at peace there. 
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 14, 2007

    Just So Peaceful..

      I have always had that fascination with cemeteries, and as the title of this story says; they are just so peaceful. My local cemetery is literally across the road from me, and it is large and surrounded with trees... and as soon as you walk into it, it almost feels like...
    thelastday thelastday
    22-25, M
    Jan 30, 2012

    Great When You Want Some Quiet Time.

    Think about it... A cemetery would be the *PERFECT* place to have a picnic date. Why? Well... you probably won't be bothered by very many people, if you were in a park you risk having someone's dog sticking its nose in your food and you have to listen to all the little children...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos
    18-21, F
    Mar 24, 2011

    Moonless Nights And History

    I must preface this by saying there is no "a" in cemetery. I once printed a couple hundred brochures to a veteran's cemetery learning this lesson so, whoever created this Experience shouldn't feel too bad about it, from my perspective anyway. Ever since I was little, I have...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 22, 2011

    Cold And Quiet

    I don't go much anymore, because I can't chance someone realising I'm gone.I would go though if I could. Oh how I could sit all dayamong the stones, those loved and lost etched into the rock. Telling those of the future that I was alive, once, I used to walk this earth.I find it...
    TwistedHope TwistedHope
    16-17, F
    Jun 27, 2012

    Such Beauty...

    Cemeteries are such beautiful places. So full of peace. Every season they are draped in an ethereal beauty. In winter the snow blankets the graves with shawls of crystals to clothe the stones and trees. The stark contrast of the tree bark and stones adding further emphasis to...
    LostLotus LostLotus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2010

    I Love To Go To Cemetaries

    I love going there and it is peace full. And have not been there for some time. I like to go and alot time just sit there and just be quite. Some time and look at the graves and see who died And what they are like. It is so peace full and try it some time . I love it .
    ladywolf123 ladywolf123
    51-55, F
    May 30, 2012

    Sanctuary

    Most people don't go chilling in cemeteries which is good for me because since nobody's around when I go there it's only me and tombstones and beautiful flowers and willow trees and the unseen at rest and fresh cut grass and a few people visiting their loved ones. I love to run...
    TheHogwartzJanitor TheHogwartzJanitor
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2013

    The Dead Lands

    I enjoy hanging out in cemetaries. Day or night. I love photographing them. I enjoy Orb Catching at night, and sometimes durring the day. Having the natural abilities that I do, when I lay ontop of a grave I can sense things and even hear that person or get flashes of them and...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    31-35, F
    Jul 23, 2012

    There Is Just Something About Them ...

    I took a class on landscape architecture in college.  In that class we learned about how well beautifully landscaped cemeteries were the first real public parks.  Families would take their children there on Sunday afternoons and teach them about life and respect and...
    outoftheshadows outoftheshadows
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2008

    I've enjoyed walking around cemetaries ever

    since I was a little kid. It never was a problem, because I was a quiet kid and didn't disturb anyone. A cemetary is a special place: a very calm and quiet place, full of respect. I have never seen anything inappropiate happen at a cemetary. Then there are all those thombstones...
    Vakuum Vakuum
    16-17, T
    Mar 20

    Beautiful Places

    I am never afraid to spend time in a cemetery. Day or night, I find them serene. I love the old graves with new decorations, it makes me wonder about the Mother or Father that taught the youngsters to continue to bring gifts to the ancestors that have long passed, so that they...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    4 Responses May 12, 2011

    I like to go to the Cemetery

    where my father is for 21 years. I like to take my Walks around the Cemetery it is very Quiet and Peaceful plus I am alone and I am single and have free life that I do not have to be some where at a certain Time. I make my Plans to where I want to go and plan Things.
    Rockywest69 Rockywest69
    36-40, M
    Aug 10, 2015

    Shh... They're Sleeping ;)

     Finally, a place to be alone with my thoughts an a six pack. Quaint little places, cemeteries are.
    EphraemBlack EphraemBlack
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 24, 2009
    WitchHazel71 WitchHazel71
    41-45, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    Fascination

    My earliest memory of visiting a cemetery is when I used to go with my mother to visit her parents' grave.  I was probably only about four or five.  The cemetery was in the grounds of a small local church.  The picture below is a drawing of the church from the...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    11 Responses Nov 27, 2010

    Sad For Mothers.

    I grew up near an old cemetery and I spent quite a bit of time there exploring. I was always sad to find headstones of a family who lost several children, very young or babies. I can't imagine losing one child but to lose kid after kid... I felt like you could feel the pain...
    omgseriously omgseriously
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2012

    A Morbid Love.

    It seems pretty morbid, but I love cemitaries. It's a love of history. When I walk into a cemitary, it just feels like a wave of history washing over me.
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold
    22-25, M
    May 7, 2012

    I Belong To "Find A Grave"

    I googled my Dad's name about 4 years ago to see if any of his military or other records were listed online. Up pops his headstone! It's on a site called findagrave.com. Since then I have found a couple more friends and relatives. The people that take the pictures will sign them...
    Molly2350 Molly2350
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Mar 30, 2012

    I Love Old Cemeteries.

    I don't know what it is even as a child I loved to be scared stay up all night watching scary movies an be awake the hole night scared lol. but pretty much when I got older an started smoking weed me an some friends came across a really old one on a country road. It was so sad...
    BuffyFan21 BuffyFan21
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2012

    Beautiful Places.

    I find cemeteries beautifully creepy, also very comforting in a way. I always feel welcomed and at ease. I love taking walks through them at night and having picnics in the daytime, looking at all of the different graves and imagining what kind of people they were and just...
    KawaiiDoll KawaiiDoll
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2011

    I Think Its A Special Place..

    Sometimes i go to visit my angels (my grandpa n a friend).. they have flowers...i take some too.. its a peaceful place,although we can cry many times there...i know the angels can comfort us.. When i go there,i see the other graves too..every single one of them,has a history,has...
    amysangels amysangels
    22-25, F
    12 Responses Nov 25, 2010

    Hide and Seek

    There  was  a cemetary  near  my  house  when  I  was  a  kid  and  we  used  to  get  suck  a kick  out  of  playing  hide  and  seek  there.  Sometimes...
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 4, 2008

    I enjoy imagining what the lives of the people

    buried there were like. Specifically, there is a church and graveyard directly across the street from where I work. On breaks many of the employees will walk over to the church and back for a mental and physical break. Today as I was approaching the cemetery, I smiled to myself...
    Islamujer Islamujer
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jan 27

    It's really peaceful,

    and it's a good place to walk and reflect in. No idea why but I feel significantly more safe in a cemetery than in most other places, when I die I'm most likely going to end up in one anyway so there's no point in disliking them in life
    thedimone thedimone
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2015

    Finding A Cemetery Forgotten By People

    One of my favorite things to do, is finding old, forgotten cemeteries on a map & driving to them. I live in Colorado. Often, there are cemeteries at the end of 4x4 trails, in the middle of no where. I like too search these out. They're interesting. I find it's sad they're...
    bdmthrfkr bdmthrfkr
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2011

    I like to stroll around Allegheny Cemetery,

    two blocks from my place in Pittsburgh PA USA. Over 330 acres and 125,000 are at rest here, including some famous people.
    hairitgoes hairitgoes
    56-60, M
    1 Response May 3, 2015

    Old Cemetaries

    I specifically like old cemetaries. Modern ones are quite boring. They are beautiful quiet places. I find it fascinating reading the inscriptions - trying to find the oldest ones and wondering about these people and the times they lived in.   That's probably the...
    Tighearnmhas Tighearnmhas
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    New Cemetaries Blow Though

    Where I use to live there was an old cemetery called, Mountain Cemetery. It was aptly named due to its location, for it was built on the side of a small mountain in northern California. It was one of the oldest cemeteries in the state. The first people to be buried there were...
    CopperCoil CopperCoil
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 28, 2008

    I wouldn't say it's love

    but I do enjoy walking around in cemeteries and reading the different graves. I find it intriguing.
    JenMarie97 JenMarie97
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2013

    Energy

    I feel peace and energy when I walk threw a necropolis. I feel partly dead at points in my life a lot, so taking in the peace of the dead helps me to unwind some pressures of living. Sometimes I envy that they no longer experience pain, but I remember to enjoy feeling everything...
    Spiderfire Spiderfire
    22-25, F
    Mar 11, 2013

    My Cousin

    I go to a cemetary all the time so that I can visit my cousin's grave. It's only a few towns over, so that makes it easier so I can visit her. I doubt I'm the only one who does this, but I talk as though she can hear me. From what I've heard from most people, is that they find...
    SethSigni SethSigni
    18-21, M
    Jan 12, 2011

    I Do Like Cememtaries Very ...

    I do like cememtaries very much.. there dark mysterious.. have such a stronge energy about them.. I find them fascinanting..
    AuThEnTiC AuThEnTiC
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 7, 2008

    Where Dead People Live

    I Love cemeteries, Always have. I don't mean any cemeteries. I mean the kind we still have around here, where they still let you plant pretty much whatever you want on the graves and the stones  come in endless varieties according to the taste or budget of the purchasers...
    timmerb timmerb
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 24, 2008

    Theres something peaceful about walking through

    cemetaries. Except at night.. Now thats a bit scary
    elliesa elliesa
    18-21, F
    Feb 12, 2014

    Strike School

    In second grade (1996), the teachers at my school in Oakland, CA went on strike. I pulled this from an article on the strike: "Many teachers and students have chosen not to let the district's disdain for the students and contempt for the teachers interfere with...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jan 26, 2008

    They Are Cool

    Hey there folks I am a truck driver, who un fortuatley has been up in the North East for the last week or so....God what a horrible, horrible place to drive a truck. Well when I was up there I noticed that there are small ancient grave yards scattered every where.... some are...
    starman5000 starman5000
    41-45, M
    Jul 17, 2012

    Cemetry Gates

    "A dreaded sunny day So I meet you at the cemetery gates Keats and Yeats are on your side A dreaded sunny day So I meet you at the cemetery gates Keats and Yeats are on your side While Wilde is on mine So we go inside and we gravely read the stones All those people all...
    jjia25 jjia25
    18-21, F
    Dec 20, 2010

    True Tales From the Crypt

    As a history buff,I've always been drawn to what I might discover from those who have preceeded me.I've always roamed cemetaries from since I was a little kid.Oftentimes in New England one will discover really interesting graveyards,sometimes far off the beaten track.Some date to...
    dubkebab dubkebab
    46-50, M
    6 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    My Place To Think

    I guess it's a little messed up but I find cemeteries to be really relaxing places. I'll end up laying around on the grounds of them in my spare time thinking... You know how some people have some special spot that's like their personal escape from the rest of the world? Like...
    LifelessSource LifelessSource
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2010

    Love Of History

    My deep interest has been with me since i was a child. My family and I used to travel alot when i was younger- my favorite place was England. We went to so many places, tropical and otherwise but i was always fascinated with England because of the history and of course the...
    TaintedPerfection TaintedPerfection
    31-35, F
    Apr 28, 2012

    I Go See Them.

    I used to visit my family plot quite seldom. Lately, I find myself in the graveyard every other week. I don't talk to dead family out loud, I just think about them and remember them. I have taken the old ''they live on in your memories'' to heart. Maybe they are not quite dead to...
    Dontlooknow Dontlooknow
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2011

    Cemeteries

    Cemeteries,Old and creepy,Overgrown,The mysteries,That lie within,I love investigating,To see who's there,One thing I know,They're all at rest.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Nov 14, 2011

    The Old White Church And The Old Cemetery.

    I've loved cemeteries since I was really young. There's a church near my house that's really old, probably close to 100-150 years old. The cemetery entrance is off to the side of the church and has narrow paved roads (which were added in the past few years, they used to be dirt...
    KATastrophic7 KATastrophic7
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2012

    Since I Was a Child.

    When I was growing up I lived in a subdivision that used to be land owned by a certain family, circa the Civil War. The family burial plot was still preserved, and I loved to visit the graves. Read about the people, think about what they would have looked like, how their lives...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Oct 18, 2007

    The Woodlands Cemetery In Philadelphia

    The Woodlands Cemetery, in the University City section of West Philadelphia near the University of Pennsylvania, is a historic Victorian "garden or rural type" cemetery. It was founded as a cemetery in 1840. It was the former estate of wealthy attorney William Hamilton, and the...
    meezkite meezkite
    56-60, M
    Nov 24, 2012

    Is It Wrong?

    Is it wrong to enjoy going to cemeteries to think? To contemplate? Cemeteries are some of the most peaceful places on this earthly plane, and I'm fond of spending long, hazy summer afternoons leaning up against a tree in meditation or perhaps napping. I enjoy looking at the art...
    spacehyena spacehyena
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2012

    Quiet Neighbours And Troglodites

    There is a beautiful cemetery in Nottingham, UK on the crest of a hill at a park called The Forrest ( original home of Nottingham Forrest FC for soccer geeks). The local rock is soft. So soft that charnel houses were carved into it. There were always man made caves, dating back...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo
    41-45, M
    1 Response Oct 6, 2012
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