Posts Tagged With: Curtain

summer cedes

 

“…and all at once, summer collapsed into fall.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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a drowning man

 

“The man in ecstasy and the man drowning: both raise their arms.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

000 a drowning man

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2022.


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a colour of dust

 

“Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie,
Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and-sans End!”

 

~ Omar Khayyam ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a painting made in Summer 1968 by the author.


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IMMEDIATE CURTAIN

 

“Life is a cosmic joke.”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in December 2019. Poem title borrowed from Robert Wyatt’s song “Immediate Curtain” from the album ‘Matching Mole.’


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NO ONE LISTENING

 

“It is the disease of not listening that I am troubled with.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 1980.


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MAYFLIES

 

“Time is a river sweeping away
all that is born towards the darkest shore.”

 

~ Félix J. Palma ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken by M. Weller in June 2021.


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ONE WAY STREET

 

“Well it’s such a strange world that I’m living in,
she was my woman and she was my friend,
but I was wrong again…”

 

~ Leon Russell ~

 

000 one way street

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


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TAPIS

 

“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”

 

~ Theodore Roethke ~

 

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


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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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DUSTED WITH STARS

 

“Are we human because we gaze at the stars
or do we gaze at the stars because we are human?”

 

~ Neil Gaiman ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of La Palma, the Canary Islands, in November 1994.


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COLOSSEUM

 

“All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.”

 

~ Tacitus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Colosseum in Rome in June 1996.


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THE PERFORMANCE

 

“Just know your lines and don’t bump into the furniture.”

 

~ Noel Coward ~

 

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


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BAINROW

 

“We are such stuff As dreams are made on,
and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

 

~William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in April 2008.


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LIVING WITH THE RISKS

 

“Everything is dangerous.
If it wasn’t so, life wouldn’t be worth living.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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VIENS DANSER AVEC MOI

 

“We’re fools whether we dance or not,
so we might as well dance.”

 

~ Japanese Proverb ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original detail photo of the sculpture “La Danse” by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux taken in Paris in June 2019.


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BUTTE

 

“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in February 2020.


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WHORLS

 

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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COMIC OPERA

 

“The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity
is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman oil lamp, unearthed in a cremation burial, taken in September 1988.


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WHEN I STILL HAD TIME TO DREAM

 

“Lost time is never found again.”

 

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1982.


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IMMEDIATE CURTAIN

 

“Life is a cosmic joke.”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in December 2019. Poem title borrowed from Robert Wyatt’s song “Immediate Curtain.”


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