Sainte Valérie, by Jaques Laudin II
St. Valerie of Limoges was one of many Catholic saints who was a cephalophore - a martyr who carried their head in their hands. Many of these cephalophores supposedly spoke, prayed, or walked somewhere, after being beheaded.
Painting circa 1700, via Wikimedia Commons.
Anna Pavlova, Dragonfly c. 1916 via The New York Public Library
The graveyard at St Peter and St Paul’s Church in the medieval village of Lavenham.