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About Nightpoet

Welcome to the Nightpoetry blog! I am an English language poet, photographer, musician and former archaeologist who has lived and worked in Europe for 40 years. I have posted a lot of pieces over the last five years, so there is large amount of past writings that can be accessed in "The Ancient Gallery." Take your time and browse. Thank you for stopping by....

THE HEART TORN OUT

 

“There is a wisdom of the head, and…a wisdom of the heart.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

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


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BENEATH HIS FEET

 

“Semper bonus homo tiro est.”
“An honest man is always a child.”

 

~ Socrates ~

 

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


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DANCE AWAY THEIR DAYS

 

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2017.


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DEVIL’S DOPPELBOCK

 

“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by an unknown artist taken in September 2013.


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THUMPER

 

“The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Enhanced image developed from a digital painting created in Spring 2000.


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NO FINER MAGIC

 

“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.”

 

~ Standing Bear ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Glauberg, Germany in July 1986.


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SAXOPHONES

 

“Sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2017.


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WORLDLY POSSESSIONS

 

“A poet is, before anything else,
a person who is passionately in love with language.”

 

~ W. H. Auden ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2012.


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MANIFESTO

 

“The streets were dark with something more then night.”

 

~ Raymond Chandler ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Virginia in November 2004.


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ONE MUSHROOM MORE

 

“Existence has overpowered Books.
Today I slew a Mushroom.”

 

~ Emily Dickinson ~

 

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