When old age shall this generation waste,
Thou shalt remain, in midst of other woe
Than ours,a friend to man, to whom thou sayst,
“Beauty is truth, truth beauty,”– that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
John Keats: Ode on a Grecian Urn
With apologies to Keats as this is an Italian urn, overlooking Lake Como. Still beautiful, still true…