Posts Tagged With: Awareness

all our being ends

 

“At the moment when we end, all our being ends with us.”

 

~ Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti de Mirabeau ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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cracks and crevices

 

“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

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


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the pen

 

“Many wearing rapiers are afraid of goosequills.”

 

~William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in the Rue Champollion in Paris in May 2015.


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hopes and dreams

 

“The mind of an enlightened human being is flexible and adaptable.
The mind of the ignorant person is conditioned and fixed.”

 

~ Ajahn Sumedho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the ruins of Battle Abbey, near Hastings, England taken in June 1982.


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a few small drops of awareness

 

“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a replica of Diplocynodon darwini, an extinct genus of alligatoroid that lived during the Paleocene to middle Miocene 49 million years ago in Europe. It looked very similar to the modern caiman. This particular type lived only in the Eocene epoch, in a swampy freshwater lake near Messel, Germany. Photo taken in May 2016. Replica from the author’s private collection.


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points of light

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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


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the beauty of a book

 

“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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


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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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HAMSTER WHEEL

 

“They said, congratulations you got what it takes.
They sent him back to the rat race without any brakes.”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Kai taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE SKIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

 
“Close your eyes and see the beauty.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a newly excavated 1800 year old Roman burial urn taken in July 1987.


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NOTHING AT ALL

 

“Belief never was, is not and will never be truth.”

 

~ Erik Barth ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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A DISTANT WINDOW

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2009.


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WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a skull from a burial dated to the Late Roman Empire (3rd century CE) taken in June 2014.


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THE YOKE

 

“…crawling out of the medieval muck of doctrinal bondage
is the first step to secular sensibility on the road to the stars…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in St Michael’s Tower on the Glastonbury Tor in England in June 2007.


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FRAME OF REFERENCE

 

“Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it;
humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves
that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference.”

 

~ Ken Poirot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris in May 2013.


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THE TERPSICHORE OF TENDERNESS

 

“Tenderness is the rest of passion.”

 

~ Joseph Joubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Mlle M. Rellew taken in February 2021.


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CRACKS AND CREVICES

 
“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

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


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CREATION MYTH

 
“God made only water, but man made wine.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo called “Black Hole Event Horizon” taken sometime in early 2001.


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STAYING AFLOAT

 

“The world is filled with fools,
but none of them considers himself one,
or tries not to be one.”

 

~ Baltasar Gracián ~

 

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


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