Posts Tagged With: Beauty

TODAY WE SHINE

 

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on;
and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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JUNGLE

 

“Life is a zoo in a jungle.”

 

~ Peter De Vries ~

 

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REDOLENCE

 

“Ah, but I was so much older then,
I’m younger than that now…”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2015.


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FOREVER CHAINED

 

“We live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom: our body.”

 

~ Marcel Proust ~

 

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ONE WAY STREET

 

“Well it’s such a strange world that I’m living in,
she was my woman and she was my friend,
but I was wrong again…”

 

~ Leon Russell ~

 

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BEWARE ULYSSES, BEWARE

 

“Is it the singer or the song…?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Mediterranean between Crete and Santorini in October 1992.


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LINE, FORM AND BEAUTY

 

“I have nature and art and poetry,
and if that is not enough, what is enough?”

 

~ Vincent Van Gogh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a seagull taken in the Bay of Naples off the coast of Ischia, Italy in 1996.


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SOLSTICE STONES

 

“In the depths of winter, I finally learned
that within me there lay an invincible summer.”

 

~ Albert Camus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at Stonehenge in England in June 2007.


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DAUGHTER OF THE MOON

 

“O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon,
that monthly changes in her circled orb,
lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2011.


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A DANGER

 

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Le Dôme Café in Paris in May 2010.


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ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE

 

“And the rose like a nymph to the bath addrest,
Which unveiled the depth of her glowing breast,
Till, fold after fold, to the fainting air,
The soul of her beauty and love lay bare.”

 

~ Percy Bysshe Shelley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in November 2020.


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OCCUPIED

 

“Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.”

 

~ Wallace Stevens ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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PURE POETRY

 
“Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love.”

 

~ Natalie Clifford Barney ~

 

Image processed from a digitally created oil painting made in March 2001.


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ALWAYS BAREFOOT IN THE BRAMBLES

 

“All memories fade away in the end. Then, only dreams are left.
And because they are all we have, we confide our life’s worries to them.”

 

~ Philippe Forest ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1988.


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READ THEM THEIR RIGHTS

 

“Passion often renders the most clever man a fool,
and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.”

 

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

 

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


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THE SMOOTH BARED FLESH

 

“The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower,
with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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


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MY BLANK PAGES

 

“The blank page gives us the right to dream.”

 

~ Gaston Bachelard ~

 

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


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UNIVERSYMPHONY

 

May night continue to fall upon the orchestra.”

 

~ Andre Breton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of The Colours and Voices Orchestra taken in November 2019. Photo courtesy Flora Flowerchild.


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SWEET RUM NIPPLES

 

“I have put my talent into writing,
my genius I have saved for living.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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THE FIRST ACT IN THE TRAGEDY OF TOUCH

 

“Touch has a memory.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo (detail) of a restored Roman mosaic taken in June 2004.


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