There are some images, some representations that are very powerful, very poignant. Here I would like to present some that I came across recently. Here goes a bunch of Repoignance (Representations that embody Poignance).
This photograph features Diego Frazão Torquato playing the violin on the funeral of his favorite teacher, John Evandro da Silva, the man who gave him hope to escape poverty. Diego at the time was suffering from leukemia and passed away a year after this picture was taken, at the age of 12.
This handshake stands on the graves of a Protestant husband and a Catholic wife in Holland, 1888.
This is Chechnya, where a Russian soldier is playing an abandoned piano, in 1944.
Terri Gurrola sees her daughter for the first time after serving in Iraq for seven months.
A couple is found embraced in the ruins of a collapsed factory.
This photo is named “Wait for me, daddy” by Claude P. Dettloff, in New Westminster, Canada, October 1, 1940.
The power of flowers against the violence of weapons
A dog named “Leao” sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides near Rio de Janiero in 2011.
An Afghan man offers tea to soldiers
Image Courtesy: Vanderlei Almeida / Getty Images, Rafiq Maqbool / AP, Google+, Dinos Mark Factual