Author Archives: Nightpoet

About Nightpoet

Welcome to Nightpoetry. English language poetry, from an expat poet, photographer, musician and former archaeologist who has lived and worked in Europe for 40 years. Here within is a labyrinth of canvases painted with language and mazes of words sculpted with sound. Look around...take your time...

SILENT MOVIES

 

“When you see a silent movie, you understand everything that’s going on
from the images because the images are so strong.”

 

~ Monica Bellucci ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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SEXUAL CHESS

 

“Time is a fluid condition which has no existence
except in the momentary avatars of individual people.
There is no such thing as was – only is.”

 

~ William Faulkner ~

 

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WHAT WAS IT THEN

 

“I cannot sing the old songs,
or dream those dreams again.”

 

~ Charlotte Alington Barnard ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2016.


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PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE

 

“Existence is a series of footnotes
to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov

 

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SLUG SONGS

 

“There are three things in the world
that he held in the smallest esteem –
slugs, poets and caddies with hiccups.”

 

~ P. G. Wodehouse ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from two photos taken in Autumn 2010.


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UNREALITY

 

“I like the unreality of your mind;
the whole thing is very splendid and voluptuous and absurd.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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WHAT IT COST ME

 

“Passion pursues; love surrenders.”

 

~ Janet Todd ~

 

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WASTED SPACE

 

“Someday” is a disease that will take
your dreams to the grave with you.”

 

~ Timothy Ferriss ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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BRUSHED WITH A BLUSH

 

“A blush is no language; only a dubious flag – signal
which may mean either of two contradictories.”

 

~ George Eliot ~

 

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HIDDEN AWAY

 

“If you stay here, you become lost.
And no one can find you. I like lost.”

 

~ Ally Condie ~

 

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