Author Archives: Nightpoet

About Nightpoet

Welcome to Nightpoetry! I am an American poet, archaeologist, photographer and musician who has worked and lived in Europe for more than 30 years. I attended university in the United States taking a B.A. degree with a major in English Literature and Creative Writing. My interests are many and varied, ranging from scientific studies, literature, poetry, music, art, archaeology and astronomy to traveling and immersing myself in European culture. In my spare time I have performed in many bands through the years, lots of blues, jazz and rock and presently I am the lead singer in a Doors tribute band called The Changeling and am the co-founder of the jazz-poetry group called NIGHTPOETS that is currently hibernating. On this blog you will find a potpourri of my poetry, prose, photography, archaeological endeavours, musical undertakings, perspectives, thoughts, insights and a smattering of liberal politics. Thanks for stopping by....

RUE DE JACOB REFLECTIONS

 

“Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be,
the last of life,
for which the first was made.”

 

~ Robert Browning ~

 

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FULL, FAT AND ROUND

 

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining;
show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

 

~ Anton Chekhov ~

 

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STORM OVER PARIS

 

“There is always a storm. There is always rain.
Some experience it. Some live through it.
And others are made from it.”

 

~ Shannon L. Alder ~

 

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DEUX AMANTS

 

“Love should never mean having to live in fear.”

 

~ DaShanne Stokes ~

 

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TOWER OF BABEL

 

“There’s always time for babbling.”

 

~ Eoin Colfer ~

 

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LARMES DE BLEU

 

“It is such a secret place, the land of tears.”

 

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

 

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COBWEB STRANGE

 

“And alien tears will fill for him
pity’s long broken urn,
for his mourners will be outcast men,
and outcasts always mourn.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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LA BEAUTÉ D’UNE ROSE

 

“A single rose can be my garden…
a single friend, my world.”
 
~ Leo Buscaglia ~
 
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SECOND SIGHT

 

“If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

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RAIN

 

“And then we talked of the rain,
always back to the rain…”

 

~ Lou Reed ~

 

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