Poetry

FROM THE STARS STRUNG

 

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the summer of 1985.


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CRINKLE CRANKLE

 

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I –
I took the one less traveled by,
and that has made all the difference.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken of the ruins of the Celtic defensive wall on the Altkönig mountain in Germany in the summer of 1985.


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THE FINAL ACT

 

“I knew if I waited around long enough something like this would happen.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

(epitaph)

 

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


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CELLARING

 

“So let’s drink some wine and have a good time,
but if you really want to come through
let the good time have you…”

 

~Kevin Ayers ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2021.


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THE SANCTUARY OF THEIR BLINDNESS

 

“The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed,
but that he cannot believe anyone else.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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


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FOR SOME DAMN REASON

 

“I wish for a bright day, damn why I don’t wish for a bright life!”

 

~ Irfa Rahat ~

 

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


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SANDWICH

 
“The only person who listens to both sides of an argument
is the fellow in the next apartment.”

 

~ Ruth Brown ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2021.


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DUSTED WITH STARS

 

“Are we human because we gaze at the stars
or do we gaze at the stars because we are human?”

 

~ Neil Gaiman ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of La Palma, the Canary Islands, in November 1994.


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BITS AND SNIPPETS

 
“A man’s interest in the world is only
an overflow from his interest in himself.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete, in October 1992.


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COLOSSEUM

 

“All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.”

 

~ Tacitus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Colosseum in Rome in June 1996.


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