Posts Tagged With: Ashes

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 ~

 

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


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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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FROM THE ASHES

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2019.


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PHOENIX

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a Polaroid photo taken in the mid 1970’s.


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NO GOD

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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THE END OF AN EMPIRE

 

“An intelligence that is not humane
is the most dangerous thing in the world .”

 

~ Ashley Montagu ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1982.


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FOUR BEFORE TWELVE

 

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

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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PROMISE

 

“The sweet converse of an innocent mind.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 2019.


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PRIVATE HELL

 

“Aequat omnes cinis.”

 

~ Seneca ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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THE GHOSTS OF THINGS UNREMEMBERED

 

“And blind oblivion swallowed cities up.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2018.


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EVER FURTHER

 

“Further…”

 

~ Ken Kesey ~

 

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


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GRIVOIS

 

“Saucy and overbold, how did you dare…?”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a sketch by Garruchs taken in Paris in June 2018.


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KARMA COLLECTS ITS DUE

 

“When dictatorship is a fact,
revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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SUICIDE BY HUMANITY

 

“The common curse of mankind, ~ folly and ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Original photo of street art “100,000 Elephants Killed In Three Years” by Polar Bear taken in the Rue Edouard Quenu in Paris in June 2017.


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