Philosophy

WITH WILLOWS WEEPING

 

“Solitude was my only consolation –
deep, dark, deathlike solitude.”

 

~ Mary Shelley ~

 

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


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RENEWAL

 

“Veil after veil of thin dusky gauze is lifted,
and by degrees the forms and colours of things are restored to them,
and we watch the dawn remaking the world in its antique pattern.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

000-renewalDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in May 2007.


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THE WRITING IN THE CLOUDS

 

“Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.”

 

~ Rabindranath Tagore ~

 

000 the writing in the cloudsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Glauberg, Germany in August 1986.


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NO LOOKING GLASS

 

“After your death, you will be what you were before your birth.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

000 no looking glassPhoto taken in Le cimetière du Père-Lachaise in Paris in May 2016.


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PERCEPTIONS

 

“There are things known and there are things unknown,
and in between are the doors of perception.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

000 perceptionsPhoto of a tiny snail no larger than a match head taken in Paris in May 2016.


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FLESH AND BONE

 

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth; and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

 

000 flesh and boneAn X-ray of my right foot created by RZFW in February 2016.


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DIMENSIONS

 
 

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”
~ Oscar Wilde ~

 
 

000 dimensionsPhoto taken at the Musee du Louvre in Paris in February 2007.


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HOPES AND DREAMS

 
“…and there will come a time when you can even take your clothes off when you dance…”

~ Frank Zappa ~


000 hopes and dreamsPhoto of the ruins of Battle Abbey, near Hastings, England taken in June 1982.


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VACANT

 
 
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language.
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.”    

~ T.S. Eliot ~

 

 

000 vacantPhoto of an abandoned farmhouse taken in the Dordogne region of France in June 1985.


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THE SADIST

 

…the concept of an all loving, all merciful god laid to waste by reality…

 

 

000 the sadistPhoto taken in the Catacombs of Paris in May 2011.


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