Photography

america hurts

 

“As I say, it is perhaps easier to love America passionately,
when you look at it through the wrong end of a
telescope than when you are right there.
When you are actually in America, America hurts.”

 

~ D.H. Lawrence ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2020.


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where the time goes

 

“Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.”

 

~ Henry Austin Dobson ~

 

000 where the time goes

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2022.


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skeletons

 

“Winter giveth the fields, and the trees so old,
Their beards of icicles and snow…”

 

~ Charles duc d’Orléans ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Winter 2002.


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new skin for old

 

“The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.”

 

~ William Butler Yeats ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 1996.


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libére ton esprit

 

“There is nothing more powerful and nothing more
dangerously beautiful than a free mind.”

 

~ Bryant McGill ~

 

000 libére ton esprit 1

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


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reboot required

 

The two most common elements in the universe
are hydrogen and stupidity.”

 

~ Harlan Ellison ~

 

000 reboot required 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of Ischia, Italy in June 1996.


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carpe diem

 

“Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday.
Tomorrow is still beyond your reach.”
 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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


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the weight

 

“Man’s inhumanity to man is only surpassed by his cruelty to animals.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

000 the weight 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2013.


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as if they never were

 

“The earth doesn’t care about humanity,
but humanity had better start caring about the earth.”

 

~ Erik Barth ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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she would dream again

 

“A medium suitable for me does not exist yet, unless I invent it.”

 

~ William S. Burroughs ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2022.


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laughing

 

“Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back…”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2014.


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rainbow’s end

 

“Poetry is a phantom script telling how
rainbows are made and why they go away.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

000 rainbows end 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2015.


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mare nostrum

 

Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
καὶ Πληΐαδες, μέσαι δέ
νύκτες, πάρα δ’ ἔρχετ’ ὤρα,
ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω.

 

“The moon and the Pleiades have set,
it is midnight,
time is passing,
but I sleep alone.”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

000 mare nostrum 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken near the island of Thera (Santorini) in 1992.


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ready to embrace it

 
“Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes,
and pompous in the grave.”

 

~ Thomas Browne ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2010.


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aftertaste

 

“A sprinkle of last-minute despair gives
   a soul an agreeably earthy aftertaste.”

 

~ David Mitchell ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2010.


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touching

 

“The flames you keep touching when you’re young,
you keep right ahead on touching when you’re older.”

 

~ Will Walton ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the mid 1980’s.


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poppies

 

“Through the dancing poppies stole
    a breeze most softly lulling to my soul…”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2015.


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melancholie

 

“Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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


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nothing

 

“We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode
in the blissful repose of nothingness.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

000 nothing 1

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


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blood moon

 

“The moon was sharp enough to draw blood from a stone.”

 

~ Tom Waits ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an eclipse taken in March 2007.


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