Posts Tagged With: Death

my turn to be forgotten

 

“Don’t it always seem to go
that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…”

 

~ Joni Mitchell ~

 

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


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overkill

 

“Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.”

 

~ Albert Collins ~

 

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


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a numbness

 

“How nice – to feel nothing,
and still get full credit for being alive.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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


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the day after

 

“Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of mold on a wall, taken in Paris in May 2018.


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tiptoe away

 

“Like those crabs which dress themselves with seaweed,
we wear belief and custom.”

 

~ Cyril Connolly ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Fouras, France in June 2006.


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trick of the tongue

 

“The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog.”

 

~ Algernon Charles Swinburne ~

 

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


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saxophones

 

“Sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2017.


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dreambo

 

“A memory is what is left when something happens
and does not completely unhappen.”

 

~ Edward de Bono ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2011.


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a life within a life

 

“How can you be in two places at once
when you’re not anywhere at all.”

 

~ Firesign Theater ~

 

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


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bandora’s pox

 

“What a chimera then is man. What a novelty!
What a monster…what a contradiction, what a prodigy.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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


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la mort est pour toujours

 

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.”

 

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~

 

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


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que sais-je?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris, taken in June 2019.


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a long uncertain ride

 

A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.”

 

~ Elie Wiesel ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2019.


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only ever now

 

“Tomorrow does not exist. There is only now.”

 

~ James Clavell ~

 

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


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étreinte de l’ange

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile
and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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


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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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twilight

 

     “At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps
its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in July 2015.


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la roue de la vie

 

“The wheel of a man’s life. No mercy. No pity.”

 

~ Robert Jordan ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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the demons are delighted

 

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

 

~ Kohta Hirano ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 2017.


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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 ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Winter 2002.


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