Posts Tagged With: Darkness

as civilization begins to crumble

 

“We can endure neither our vices
nor the remedies needed to cure them.”

 

~ Livy ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in June 2018.


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two candles burning

 

“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Notre Dame in Paris in July 2014.


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cobweb strange

 

“And alien tears will fill for him pity’s long broken urn,
for his mourners will be outcast men,
and outcasts always mourn.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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lamp

 

“Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness.”

 

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Roman lamp taken in 2004.


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revolution is forever

 

“True revolution comes from true revulsion;
when things get bad enough the kitten will kill the lion.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Roman sculpture of a Celtic warrior prisoner, taken in January 2014.


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le poids

 

“The burden of the incommunicable.”

 

~ Thomas de Quincey ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture (detail) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in June 2019.


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pure, simple nothing

 

“I love to talk about nothing.
It’s the only thing I know anything about.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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moon over me

 

“There are nights when the wolves are silent
and only the moon howls.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

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


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midnightmare

 

“They’ve promised that dreams can come true –
but forgot to mention that nightmares are dreams, too.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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this excrement unction

 

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1992.


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this too shall pass

 

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”

 

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2014.


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ombres sur mon mur

 

“Like a shadow, I am and I am not.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2019.


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paradox

 

“What? do I love her,
that I desire to hear her speak again,
and feast upon her eyes.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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the public note

 

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.”

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bourgoin-Jallieu, France at the RIO Festival in May 2019.


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one evening’s moon

 

“We ran as if to meet the moon.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2003.


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silence

 

“The rest, is silence.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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sacrilege

 

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

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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she shines

 

“Love is like the wind, you can’t see it, but you can feel it.”

 

~ Nicholas Sparks ~

 

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


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citadel

 

“We are all born ignorant,
but one must work hard to remain stupid.”

 

~ Benjamin Franklin ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a hand painted tile taken in April 2020.


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blabberwockey

 

“It seems to fill my head with ideas –
only I don’t know exactly what they are.”

 

~ Lewis Carroll ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2020 of a chondrite meteorite that was found in Morocco in 2019.


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