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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:07 AM

could someone please explain this epitaph to me?

i'm serious--i honestly don't understand what this means and i'm hoping someone can explain it:

"Evangelist without portfolio
Bloodstained Israelite"

i guess i'm really wondering what the second line means.

it is on the headstone for the guy who sang the song 'i love you' when he was the lead singer in the band 'people!' back in the late 60s

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24932400

i don't know if this is offensive, or weird, or no big deal or what. could someone help me out here.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:22 AM

1. It's probably his self-named persona

and he probably chose his epitaph.

I don;t think it has to mean anything, except maybe to him.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:42 AM

2. One's epitaph can be funny, historic, personal wisdom,

or a riddle to boggle the rest of humanity for the ages. This could be the last one.

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Response to orleans (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 02:05 AM

3. It's an unexplained self-written epitaph.

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Response to MiddleFingerMom (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 02:26 AM

4. thanks for this link

i think that was very interesting how it came about (his notebook, drawing, writing, how his sister found it, etc.)

i love those little ghosty synchronicities --especially when they happen to me!

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