This Welsh slate standing stone has hand carved with poetry written by Martin Cook

‘Enjoy life be kind, break rules,drink wine, be loving, hear song, see beauty, life live, be free’

Martin Cook has hand carved this verse into many pieces and it is very popular.  You can see this verse also carved into a York stone standing stone with gilded sun.

Hand carved lettering looks really beautiful deeply carved into Welsh slate.  a standing stone with poetry carved into it draws the reader into the garden and encourages them to slow down and enjoy the peace and beauty of their environment.