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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...

OVERKILL

 

“Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.”

 

~ Albert Collins ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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WITH A FORK

 

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.”

 

~ John Cage ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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READ THEM THEIR RIGHTS

 

“Passion often renders the most clever man a fool,
and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.”

 

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by C+S taken in Paris in May 2019.


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SCRIPTURE

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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PENANCE

 

“The man hath penance done, and penance more will do.”

 

~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~

 

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THE SMOOTH BARED FLESH

 

“The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower,
with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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NO REHEARSAL

 

“Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of my lovely Ladies taken sometime around 1991.


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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

 

“A closed mouth catches no flies.”

 

~ Miguel De Cervantes ~

 

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LORELEI’S GHOST

 

“Beneath me flows the Rhine,
and, like the stream of Time,
it flows amid the ruins of the Past.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Rhine taken in February 2016.


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AFTERLIFE

 

“Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in.
But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped.
We are programmed to betray.”

 

~ Michael Ignatieff ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an archaeological find material storage depot taken in the early 1990’s.


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