CANDLE BURNING DOWN

 

“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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THERE WAS ALWAYS THE LEARNING

 

“Man…is above all the plaything of his memory.”

 

~ Andre Breton ~

 

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ROSES FOR MILADY

 

“One rose is enough for the dawn.”

 

~ Edmond Jabes ~

 

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NORMALCY

 

“I felt very still and empty,
the way the eye of a tornado must feel,
moving dully along in the middle
of the surrounding hullabaloo.”

 

~ Sylvia Plath ~

 

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THE BARD’S MISTRESS

 

“This momentary joy breeds months of pain;
this hot desire converts to cold disdain.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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VALLEY OF SHADOWS

 

“Love is, after all, a selfish thing;
and it throws a black shadow on anything
between which and the light it stands.”

 

~ Bram Stoker ~

 

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MEDUSA

 

“When Medusa looks in the mirror, she sees the Lady of Sorrows.”

 

~ Mason Cooley ~

 

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THE BEAST WITH TWO HEADS

 

“My heart is lost; the beasts have eaten it.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

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MOON OVER ME

 

“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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PURE, SIMPLE NOTHING

 

“I love to talk about nothing.
It’s the only thing I know anything about.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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