Haikus

THE SEX OF WRITING

 

My language is the common prostitute
that I turn into a virgin.”

 

~ Karl Kraus ~

 

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


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DREAM WITHIN A DREAM

 

Days are stringed instruments
and every one strikes a different note.”

 

~ Kenneth Alfred Evelyn Alexander ~

 

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


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CHAIRMAN MEOW

 

“In waking a tiger, use a long stick.”
 

~ Mao Zedong ~

 

Original photo of street art taken in the Rue Broca in Paris in May 2017.


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TAURIAN

 

“As beautiful as the chance encounter
of a sewing machine and an umbrella
on an operating table.”

 

~ Isadore Ducasse Lautreamon ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Marais Quarter of Paris in June 2017.


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PUSSY IN PARIS

 

“I love cats because I enjoy my home;
and little by little, they become its visible soul.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

Original photo of street art cats taken on the Rue Ortolan, Paris in May 2017.


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CUISSE DE LA NYMPHE SUSCITÉE

 

Eros seizes and shakes my very soul
like the wind on the mountain
shaking ancient oaks.”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

Digital image “The Nymph’s Thighs” created in April 2017.


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BEYOND THE DOOR

 

“This is the strangest life I have ever known.”

 

~ Jim Morrison ~

 

000-beyond-the-doorDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2016.


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SHADOWCASTING

 

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”

 

~ Aaron Rose ~

 

000-shadowcastingDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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APPARITION

 

 

“I see for others… in order to put on canvas
the sudden apparitions which come to me.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

000-apparitionDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Taunus Mountains in May 1981.


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KITTEN

 

There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.”

 

~ Albert Schweitzer ~

 

000-kittenDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in La Gomera in November 1991.


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