Posts Tagged With: Beauty

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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TWO BECOME ONE BECOMES TWO

 

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality.”

 

~ Yoko Ono ~

 

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


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PERSPECTIVE

 

“Beauty is a delightful prejudice.”

 

~ Theocritus ~

 

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THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

 

“The world is tired, the year is old,
the faded leaves are glad to die…”

 

~ Sara Teasdale ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2004.


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FLOAT AND FLOW

 

“To create is divine, to reproduce is human.”

 

~ Man Ray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Man Ray’s “Cadeau” (Edition 1974 number 1214 / 5000) taken in October 2019.


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NO DEPOSIT, NO RETURN

 

“Kisses honeyed by oblivion.”

 

~ George Eliot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2014.


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TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2016.


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TODAY WE SHINE

 

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

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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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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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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