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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....

HALF THE TRUTH

 

“Truth is rarely writ in ink; it lives in nature.”

 

~ Martin H. Fischer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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MERGENCE

 

“Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field.”

 

~ Peter Adams ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2016.


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MIRROROLOGY

 

“A photograph must come from imagination
and not be a reflection of what is.”

 

~ Thierry Mugler ~

 

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EAT THE RICH

 

“Some 82% of money generated last year
went to the richest 1% of the global population
while the poorest half saw no increase at all.”

 

~ Source: Oxfam ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken while being tear gassed during protests in Paris in May 2016.


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L’ENVIE

 

“Why should I be ashamed to describe
what nature was not ashamed to create?”

 

~ Pietro Aretino ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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STORMY WEATHER

 

“I love your lips when they’re wet with wine
and red with wicked desire.”

 

~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~

 

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MISANTHROPE

 

“Two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I am not yet completely sure about the universe.”

 

~ quote attributed to Albert Einstein

by Frederick S. Perls ~

 

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ÉLAN VITAL

 

“The only truth is music.”

 

~ Jack Kerouac ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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THE GAME

 

“You play me with your jazz and leave me with the blues.”

 

~ Curtis Tyrone Jones ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2010.


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DEAD ROSES

 

“One man gathers what another man spills…”

 

~ Robert Hunter ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in Paris in May 2017.


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