I'm sure that Mr. Gorey had no idea, when he drew this, just how significant it would become in the future.
It's interesting to ponder, as an artist - just what will our works left behind mean to people in the future, long after we are gone? To what strange turn of events might they rise to the top of social consciousness?
Life is a mysterious affair fraught with synchronistic and unexpected twists and turns. I find it's best accompanied by large quantities of solitude, gratitude, cats, and coffee.
Until next time ...