Posts Tagged With: Ashes

my turn to be forgotten

 

“Don’t it always seem to go
that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…”

 

~ Joni Mitchell ~

 

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with a fork

 

“The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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the long nightmare

 

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.”

 

~ Francisco de Goya ~

 

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moirai

 

“O! I am fortune’s fool.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1989.


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the stolen years

 
“My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me.”

 

~ Christopher Paolini ~

 

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promise

 

“The sweet converse of an innocent mind.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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a colour of dust

 

“Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie,
Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and-sans End!”

 

~ Omar Khayyam ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a painting made in Summer 1968 by the author.


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slowly sinking into night

 

“We are made of starstuff.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in September 1980.


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FOUR BEFORE TWELVE

 

“Overconsumption and overpopulation underlie
every environmental problem we face today.”

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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PRIVATE HELL

 

“Aequat omnes cinis.”

 

~ Seneca ~

 

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MY MOTHER’S ASHES

 

“Pulvis et umbra sumus.”
“We are dust and shadows.”

 

~ Horace ~

 

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STILLLEBEN

 

“…life, by definition, is never still.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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CONTINUES TO CONFUSE

 

Confusion will be my epitaph
as I crawl a cracked and broken path,
if we make it we can all sit back and laugh,
but I fear tomorrow I’ll be crying…”

 

~ Peter Sinfield ~

 

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A YEAR OF RAIN

 

“One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.”

 

~ John Steinbeck

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at a Roman burial excavation in July 1987.


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THE STOLEN YEAR

 

“My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me.”

 

~ Christopher Paolini ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in December 2019.


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STRATEGY

 

“So the darkness shall be the light,
and the stillness the dancing.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the interior of the West Kennet Long Barrow taken in England in July 1983.


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THAT ONCE CAST HER SHADOW

 

“Death ends a life, not a relationship.”

 

~ Jack Lemmon ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the excavation of a Roman cremation burial taken in July 1987.


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MY TURN TO BE FORGOTTEN

 

“Don’t it always seem to go
that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…”

 

~ Joni Mitchell ~

 

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


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UP TO OUR ASHES

 

“Love. Of course, love.
Flames for a year, ashes for thirty.”

 

~ Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1983.


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WITH A FORK

 

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.”

 

~ John Cage ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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