Posts Tagged With: Cold

in the balance

 

“Humans are upsetting a fragile balance
that their own human ancestors established.”

 

~ Joan D. Vinge ~

 

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scripture

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
    Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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as if they never were

 

“The earth doesn’t care about humanity,
but humanity had better start caring about the earth.”

 

~ Erik Barth ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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denudation

 

“Autumn is the hush before winter.”

 

~ French proverb ~

 

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a numbness

 

“How nice – to feel nothing,
and still get full credit for being alive.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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the day after

 

“Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of mold on a wall, taken in Paris in May 2018.


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season of silence

 

“I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge
of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me.”

 

~ Haruki Murakami ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Winter 2002.


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woman

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

~ Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz ~ L. Frank Baum) ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Gregos taken in Paris in May 2017.


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remembrance

 

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

 

~ Antonio Porchia ~

 

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wintertide

 

“He withers all in silence, and in his hand
unclothes the earth and freezes up frail life.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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THE SUMMER THAT WASN’T

 

“It will not always be summer: build barns.”

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

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TWILIGHT TIME

 

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose…”

 

~ Ecclesiastes 3 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2010.


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IN THE BALANCE

 

“Humans are upsetting a fragile balance
that their own human ancestors established.”

 

~ Joan D. Vinge ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2021. Courtesy of Matschenbrei Photography GmbH.


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SCRIPTURE

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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A NUMBNESS

 

“Absent the edge, we drown in numbness.”

 

~ David Whyte ~

 

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THE DAY AFTER

 

“Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of mold on a wall taken in Paris in May 2018.


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RUTHSONG

 

“i wrote this when i was twenty-one for a very talented
lovely lady cellist who graced my life briefly…”

 

~ erik geoffrey barth a.k.a. nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a July 2020 scan of a card made 48 years ago by Ruth.


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WOMAN

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

~ Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz ~ L. Frank Baum) ~

 

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


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PERCEPTION

 

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2007.


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MOON OMENS

 

“The visions are fragmented and a dark cloud spreads
like spilt ink across the pages of possible futures.”

 

~ Garth Nix ~

 

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


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