Can you hear me, Major Tom?

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

Stacy Horn

I've written five non-fiction books, the most recent is Imperfect Harmony: Finding Happiness Singing With Others.

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4 thoughts on “Can you hear me, Major Tom?

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

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

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