Posts Tagged With: Death

might have made a difference

 

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught,
and the last river is polluted; when to breathe
the air is sickening, you will realize, too late,
that wealth is not in bank accounts and that
you can’t eat money.”

 

~ Alanis Obomsawin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in November 1991.


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requital

 

“La vie est trop courte pour boire du mauvais vin.”
“Life is too short to drink bad wine.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

000 requital

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in September 1982.


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a bolshevik ballet

 

“Government is an association of men
who do violence to the rest of us.”

 

~ Leo Tolstoy ~

 

000 a bolshevik ballet

Composite image created in 2014.


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ghosts

 

“We both drowned under the waves of words we weren’t saying.”

 

~ Ben Maxfield ~

 

000 ghosts 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2015.


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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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a season

 

“Since we cannot change reality,
let us change the eyes which see reality.”

 

~ Nikos Kazantzakis ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2014.


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slowly sinking into night

 

“We are made of starstuff.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in September 1980.


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immortality

 
“A book is the only immortality.”

 

~ Rufus Choate ~

 

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


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PHASES AND SHADOWS

 

“If I die in this city let my soul drown in the Seine,
don’t make the wheel start up again,
then is now and now is then, it’s the same thing…”

 

~ John Greaves ~

 

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


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FADE

 

Life has to be given a meaning
because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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


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ALONE

 

“We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone.
Everything in-between is a gift.”

 

~ Yul Brynner ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in May 1981.


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UNE MOSAÏQUE DE TEMPS

 

“Madness conquers,
I can no longer put my mosaics together,
I just cry and laugh.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo (detail) of a Roman mosaic floor in Pompeii taken in 1996.


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SPOONED

 

“The spoon’s color does not change the soup’s taste.”

 

~ Matshona Dhliwayo ~

 

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


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SIREN

 

“It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope.
We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren
until she allures us to our death.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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


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HEL

 

“Dying is an art, like everything else.”

 

~ Sylvia Plath ~

 

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


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ROSES MORTES

 

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses,
just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in the Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in June 2018.


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AN ABSENCE OF EVERYTHING

 

“Every word is like an unnecessary stain
on silence and nothingness.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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


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CASTING SHADOWS

 

“We think not in words but in shadows of words.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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


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INNOCENCE

 

“Innocence crafts its own demise.”

 

~ F.T. McKinstry ~

 

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


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HANDS

 

“Hands have their own language.”

 

~ Simon Van Booy ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in the Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in May 2018.


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