Can you hear me, Major Tom?

January 13th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized

It was fairly quiet when I went, but this was during business hours and with the wind chill factor we’re in the single digits in the City today. That said, there was a steady stream of visitors.

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

Those fuzzy legs at the lower left? That was a spider from Mars.

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

A look at all the offerings. I didn’t think to bring anything, alas.

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

A few close-ups follow. A favorite among the visitors, these shoes.

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

I wondered about the significance of the bottle of milk. Does anyone know? I also wondered if Sara Mednick was someone who actually knew him but couldn’t be there, and asked someone to leave a note for her.

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

It’s like he knew when he wrote them how these lines might read one day.

David Bowie Memorial, 2016

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  1. 4 Responses to “Can you hear me, Major Tom?”

  2. By jen on Jan 13, 2016

    I think the milk refers to David’s comment that he existed on milk and red peppers during a bad drug use phase.

  3. By Stacy Horn on Jan 13, 2016

    Ah, thank you. That’s probably it!

  4. By Nora on Jan 14, 2016

    Thanks for taking these photos & posting them. So interesting to see the things people are inspired to leave.

  5. By Stacy Horn on Jan 16, 2016

    Yes, that was the most interesting part to me.

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