Posts Tagged With: Birds

now

 

“Quantum est in rebus inane!”
“How much folly there is in human affairs.”

 

~ Aulus Persius Flaccus ~

 

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bandora’s pox

 

“What a chimera then is man. What a novelty!
What a monster…what a contradiction, what a prodigy.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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morning mists

 

“Knowledge would be fatal.
It is the uncertainty that charms one.
A mist makes things wonderful.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 1986.


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the key of wonder

 

“The poet speaks adequately only when he speaks somewhat wildly…
not with intellect alone, but with intellect inebriated by nectar.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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WHEN THE SKIES WERE SUDDENLY SILENT

 
“Quiet is the absence of sound. Silence is the presence of silence.”

 

~ Robert Fripp ~

 

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PUDDING

 

“It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.”

 

~ Aesop ~

 

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THE GRAMMAR OF HER TONGUE

 

“I wish my horse had the speed of your tongue.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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DANCE AWAY THEIR DAYS

 

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

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BANDORA’S POX

 

“What a chimera then is man. What a novelty!
What a monster… what a contradiction, what a prodigy.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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SO MUCH BETTER WITHOUT US

 

“Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.”

 

~ Edward Abbey ~

 

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PILES OF BONES

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in 1988.


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SWARMING

 

“Winter is much like unrequited love; cold and merciless.”

 

~ Kellie Elmore ~

 

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THE THIEF

 

“It is opportunity that makes the thief.”

 

~ Seneca the Younger ~

 

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PÉPIER

 

“God loved the birds and invented trees.
Man loved the birds and invented cages.”

 

~ Jacques Deval ~

 

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WINTER’S WEB

 

“Spring, summer, and fall fill us with hope;
winter alone reminds us of the human condition.”

 

~ Mignon McLaughlin ~

 

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DORMIR

 

“Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

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A TREE OF STONE

 

“To greet each day ossified;
Like fossil remains forgotten beneath
the feet of something more lively.”

 

~ Taylor Patton ~

 

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SONSY

 

“I’ve got a bird that whistles,
I’ve got a bird that sings,
but when you shake me darlin’
you know it does strange things.”

 

~ Willie Dixon ~

 

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NOW

 

“Quantum est in rebus inane!”
“How much folly there is in human affairs.”

 

~ Aulus Persius Flaccus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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RAVEN, OH RAVEN

 

“Quoth the Raven, Nevermore.”

 

~ Edgar Allen Poe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image cropped and created from an original photo taken in September 2016.


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