Posts Tagged With: Chance

PETALS PLUCKED

 

“I can’t feel a thing;
All mournful petal storms are dancing
inside the very private spring of my head.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

000 petals plucked

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


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A CHANCE

 

“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves;
otherwise we harden.”

 

~ Johann Von Goethe ~

 

000 a chance

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1952.


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MATTER DANCE

 

“Life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.”

 

~ Bill Hicks ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken of a cave in the Vézère Valley, Dordogne, France in June 2006.


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WASTED SPACE

 

“Someday” is a disease that will take
your dreams to the grave with you.”

 

~ Timothy Ferriss ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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SACRILEGE

 

“I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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FRAGILITY

 

“nothing which we are to perceive in this world
equals the power of your intense fragility.”

 

~ e. e. cummings ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo, taken in April 2020, of thin 2000 year old pieces of birch bark that were preserved in a layer of sand, mud and loam below the level of the ground water table.


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HOLEY HEAVENS

 

“Behind every cloud is another cloud.”

 

~ Judy Garland ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in April 2017.


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QUE SAIS-JE?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris taken in June 2019.


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THE GREAT EQUALIZER

 

“The two most important days in your life
are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Rodin’s sculpture Iris (detail) in the Musée Rodin taken in Paris in June 2019.


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PRIVATE HELL

 

“Aequat omnes cinis.”

 

~ Seneca ~

 

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


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LA ROUE DE LA VIE

 

“The wheel of a man’s life.
No mercy. No pity.”

 

~ Robert Jordan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman child’s toy wagon wheel, circa 1800 years old, taken in March 2018.


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SCORPION

 

“If you lay with a scorpion,
don’t be surprised when it finally stings you.”

 

~ DaShanne Stokes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2018.


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NO FUTURE

 

I believe the future is only the past again,
entered through another gate.”

 

~ Arthur Wing Pinero ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a crop of an original photo of art by César Olhagaray on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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TAURIAN

 

“As beautiful as the chance encounter
of a sewing machine and an umbrella
on an operating table.”

 

~ Isadore Ducasse Lautreamon ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Marais Quarter of Paris in June 2017.


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SLOW BURN

 

“To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame,
to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.”
 
~ Walter Pater ~

 

000-slow-burnDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Orléans, France in January 2017.


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