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THE WAITING GAME

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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DO YOU READ

 

“nothing special about this easter,
bach weaving chorales with delicate fingers,
nimble notes bouncing off walls and windows,
resounding soundly through the floor…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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NO MEANING

 

“Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

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EARTH

 

“We are a fluke of nature,
a quirk of evolution,
a glorious contingency.”

 

~ Michael Shermer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Wieland Förster taken in Magdeburg, Germany in July 2011.


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SMOKE FREE ZONE

 

“If smoking is not allowed in heaven, I shall not go.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by @Talmé_one taken in Paris in December 2019.


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PAS D’AVENIR

 

“Hope always comes after evil has done its work.
We cannot keep living on hope, though.”

 

~ Erik Pevernagie ~

 

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JE VIS À DANSER

 

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the painting Ramsès dans son harem (detail) by Jean Lacomte du Noüy taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE OBSERVER

 

“I am Raven.
I am black as liquid night with wings
and my eyes are stars to see by.”

 

~ Sophia Rose ~

 

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A LONG UNCERTAIN RIDE

 

“A destruction, an annihilation
that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.”

 

~ Elie Wiesel ~

 

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ANNE MARIE

 

“I sometimes think there is nothing so delightful as drawing.”

 

~ Vincent van Gogh ~

 

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A DAY SPENT SITTING IN THE SUN

 

“Silence is of the gods; only monkeys chatter.”

 

~ Buster Keaton ~

 

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THE FACE OF DEATH

 

“Why should I fear death?
If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not.
Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do?”

 

~ Epicurus ~

 

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BE WE

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the early 1980’s.


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LA SYNTAXE PSYCHÉDÉLIQUE

 

“No one means all he says,
and yet very few say all they mean,
for words are slippery and thought is viscous.”

 

~ Henry Brooks Adams ~

 

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THE SHROUD

 

“A flower bloomed already wilting.
Beginning its life with an early ending.”

 

~ R.J. Gonzales ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken of the grave of Joanne Elisabeth Caroline Marie Rozy (October 11, 1887 – April 15, 1891) in the Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in May 2018.


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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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NEVEREVERMORE

 

“Gun violence is real.
People don’t come back.”

 

~ Stevie Wonder ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in May 2018.


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THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

 

“Take your worthless thoughts and prayers
and shove them sideways up your ass.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in the Rue du Chat Qui Pêche in Paris in May 2018.


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PINK SKULL

 

“Nothing is worse
than active ignorance.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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


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WHY

 

“In light of all the gun violence in the USA,
I’d prefer my democracy unleaded.”

 

~ Jayseth Guberman ~

 

Original photo of street art by arsene taken in Paris in June 2017.


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