Posts Tagged With: Cold

THE SUMMER THAT WASN’T

 

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

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

000 the summer that wasn't

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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 ~

 

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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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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) ~

 

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PERCEPTION

 

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

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in 2002.


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SEASON OF FRIENDSHIP

 

“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.”

 

~ Josh Billings ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Camille Claudel’s sculpture (detail) L’Âge mur taken in Paris in June 2019.


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SWARMING

 

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

 

~ Kellie Elmore ~

 

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REMEMBRANCE

 

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

 

~ Antonio Porchia ~

 

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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 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in December 2016.


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MINUS SEVEN

 

“Winter changes into stone
the water of heaven
and the heart of man.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

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GRAY GRAU GRIS

 

“Life is a wretched gray Saturday,
but it has to be lived through.”

 

~ Anthony Burgess ~

 

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


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DEATH IN DECEMBER

 

“At Christmas I no more desire a rose
Than wish a snow in May’s new-fangled mirth;
But like of each thing that in season grows.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

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


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WINTERTIDE

 

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

 

~ William Blake ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in November 2010.


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ICE AGE

 

“Somewhere, someplace, somebody is looking
for someone exactly like you.”

 

 

000-ice-ageDigitally enhanced image created from an original analog photo taken in the mid 1980’s.


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