1. An upright stone or pillar, having an inscription or a sculptured surface, serving as a monument. Also called stela.
2. The central core of the stem or root of a vascular plant.
On such stele,
A man called Jesus
Is said to have been flogged
Many – many - years ago.
(Currently in the Basilica of Santa Prassede - Rome)
haiku 18th October 2017
1 hour ago