Posts Tagged With: Dawn

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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ONE MORNING’S MOON

 

“And he beholds the moon;
like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken circa 1982.


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MOONLOVER

 

“The moon is but a candle-glow that flickers thro’ the gloom…”

 

~ Vachel Lindsay ~

 

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


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GARGOYLE SANS CATHEDRAL

 

“One drop of wine is enough to redden a whole glass of water.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a gargoyle on one of the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral taken in Paris in July 2013.


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GOLDEN FLEECE

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

~ Anne Sexton ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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THE SMOOTH BARED FLESH

 

“The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower,
with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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


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DEWY DAWN IN DOVER

 

“Let him smell his way to Dover!”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a Pentax SLR 110 film format photo of Dover Castle, in Dover, England taken in May 1979.


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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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LINES FOR A LOVER NOT NEXT TO ME

 

“Absence – that common cure of love.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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THE RAVISHING

 

“Nymph, in thy orisons be all my sins remembered!”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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ROSES FOR MILADY

 

“One rose is enough for the dawn.”

 

~ Edmond Jabes ~

 

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


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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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MINUIT

 

“Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber!”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting called “L’Odalisque allongée” by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant taken in Paris in June 2019.


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A THOUSAND DEATHS AGAIN

 

“I have often lamented that we cannot close our ears
with as much ease as which we close our eyes.”

 

~ Richard Steele ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a sculpture called “Monster” by Léopold Chauveau taken in Paris in June 2019.


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COITUS DAEMONIUM

 

“He who is neither human nor demon
is not the dawn nor the dusk.”

 

~ Kohta Hirano ~

 

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


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PÉPIER

 

“God loved the birds and invented trees.
Man loved the birds and invented cages.”

 

~ Jacques Deval ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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TERRARIUM

 

“Our love would be death.
The embrace of imaginings.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2015.


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DARK COME THE DAYS

 

“Night’s black Mantle covers all alike.”

 

~Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2019. Photo courtesy of W. Feger, used with permission.


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WEE

 

“It takes a long time to become young.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in La Palma, the Canary Islands in November 1994.


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DORMIR

 

“Dawn: When men of reason go to bed.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

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


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