Poetry

bête noire

 

“For now they kill me with a living death.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 bête noire

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the river flows

 

“Free fall flow, river flow, on and on it goes,
breathe under water till the end,
yes, the river knows…”

 

~ Robbie Krieger ~

 

000 the river flows

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stop to smell the roses

 

“And in the end, the love you take,
   is equal to the love you make…”

 

~ Paul McCartney ~

 

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the load

 

“I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.”

 

~ Phillips Brooks ~

 

000 the load

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a personal observation

 

“Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

000 a personal observation

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en vin est vérité

 

“There is no truth. There is only perception.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

000 en vin est vérité 2

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at last i am free

 

“There is a time for departure
even when there’s no certain place to go.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

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ces vieilles mains

 

“Last night I woke up with someone squeezing my hand.
It was my other hand.”

 

~ William S. Burroughs ~

 

000 ces vieilles mains 1

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rainbows raining down

 

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

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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what tantalizing tapestry

 

“The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware,
joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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as civilization begins to crumble

 

“We can endure neither our vices
nor the remedies needed to cure them.”

 

~ Livy ~

 

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jesse / plain jane

 

“Music is the cup which holds the wine of silence.”

 

~ Robert Fripp ~

 

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intricacy

 

“Every day has a little bit of beauty and a little bit of chaos.”

 

~ Tanisha ~

 

000 intricacy 1

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lullaby for losers

 

“Ignoranus: A person who’s both stupid and an asshole.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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two candles burning

 

“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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the long nightmare

 

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.”

 

~ Francisco de Goya ~

 

000 the long nightmare

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terpsichore

 

“Terpsikhore summons me to sing.”

 

~ Corinna ~

 

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a simple truth

 

“Concerning matter, we have been all wrong.
What we have called matter is energy, whose vibration
has been so lowered as to be perceptible to the senses.
There is no matter.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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moirai

 

“O! I am fortune’s fool.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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the garlic gods

 

“One rule in life,” he murmured to himself.
“If you can smell garlic, everything is all right.”

 

~ J.G. Ballard ~

 

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