Like a tale out of some bizarre shadowplay, a vile hooligan who is likely lacking serious insight has wandered off into the wilderness with legendary Joy Division singer Ian Curtis' gravestone. As the new dawn fades we are left to wonder what would motivate such an atrocity exhibition of this magnitude in the first place?
Perhaps it was a desperate person doing this as some means to an end, or some misguided fan who came out of isolation to engage in this heinous act and make it into some brazen transmission of his own personal disorder. The gravestone has now been missing for more than twenty four hours, though even if it is gone for decades the eternal appeal of Curtis' brilliant music will last well beyond the next ice age.
Perhaps fans wills create a new ceremony to honour Curtis' memory, for missing gravestone or not music like this cannot be broken like glass or hidden away in some thief's private colony. Inevitably love will tear us apart at times, though the powerful music made during Ian Curtis' short life is like an unyielding heart and soul that beats and lives forever in the atmosphere above us.
(NOTE: If you can accurately identify all the Joy Division song titles referenced within this posting you will not only gain my respect and admiration, you will also gain a few top songs that I will send your way)