Posts Tagged With: Breath

OUR POISON SWEET

 

“…drink my lovely, drink it down…”

 

~nightpoet ~

 

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


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THE ABSURDITY OF LIGHT

 

“give me back all those things i never gave,
so I shan’t be able to take them to my grave,
the burning flames and the booming voice,
all the decisions that were never really a choice…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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MOON WHISPERS

 

“I see the moon like a clipped piece of silver.
Like gilded bees the stars cluster round her.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken somewhere in west central France in 2006.


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ME LYDIA

 

Today being the first day of Spring,
it would seem appropriate to reflect back
upon the springtime of my youthful days,
when I was seemingly a daft and foolish buffoon,
who’d stumble into the pit, who’d stand out in the rain,
who’d howl loudly at the moon.
Hmm…when I think about it, not all that much has changed…

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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THE FABRIC OF OUR SOULS

 

“The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.”

 

~ Charles Ives ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1983.


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LEFT TO HER OWN DEVICES

 

“To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2001.


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ONE MORNING’S MOON

 

“And he beholds the moon;
like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken circa 1982.


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THIN AROUND CAUSE

 

“We postulate that time is thin around the cause
and dense around the effect.”

 

~ Nikolai Kozyrev ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Seine taken in Paris in May 2011.


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OUT THERE

“We long to return to normal, but normal led to this…”

~ Ed Yong ~

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


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O HOW

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.”

 

~ James Dean ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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DEATH IS A DANCER

 

“Death is the final dance of dreams, desires, loves and hopes.”

 

~ Debasish Mridha ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Catacombs of Paris in May 2011.


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FIRST BREATH

“Love is the eternal first breath.”

~ Vanna Bonta ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a colour pencil sketch done in 1978.


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A DEMON THAT DEVOURED

“The creative person is overpowered,
captive of and driven by a demon…”

~ Carl Jung ~

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


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CHILDHOOD’S END

 

“Childhood is a promise that is never kept.”

 

~ Ken Hill ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Fouras, France in June 2006.


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DESIRE

 

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the sculpture “Le Désir” by Aristide Maillol taken in Paris in June 2019.


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JUST BEGINNING

 
“The end of laughter and soft lies,
the end of nights we tried to die,
this is the end.”
 
~ Jim Morrison ~
 

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Les grottes de Cougnac in France in June 2006.


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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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LAST FEW BREATHS

 

“When a man dies, his secrets bond like crystals, like frost on a window.
His last breath obscures the glass.” 

 

~ Anne Michaels ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1989.


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RIB DANCE

 

“Should I have brought earplugs?”

 

~ Kurt Nielsen ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2015.


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SILENT MOVIES

 

“When you see a silent movie, you understand everything that’s going on
from the images because the images are so strong.”

 

~ Monica Bellucci ~

 

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


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