Posts Tagged With: Death

THE ABSURDITY OF LIGHT

 

“give me back all those things i never gave,
so I shan’t be able to take them to my grave,
the burning flames and the booming voice,
all the decisions that were never really a choice…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in England in June 2007.


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THE DEATH OF A ROSE

 

“When I have plucked the rose,
I cannot give it vital growth again,
it needs must wither.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 the death of a rose

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


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A SMILE

“Look back, and smile on perils past.”

~ Walter Scott ~

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


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BEWARE ULYSSES, BEWARE

 

“Is it the singer or the song…?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Mediterranean between Crete and Santorini in October 1992.


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NO FISHES, NO LOAVES

 

“It had been like that for years and there was no indication
that things would be changing anytime soon…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of Naxos in August 1979.


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TICK TOCK

 

“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.”

 

~ Hector Berlioz

 

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


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GUNS

 

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one…”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a small skull carved from bone taken in December 2014.


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SLEEP

 

“For in that sleep of death what dreams may come.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bristol, England in June 1980.


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ME LYDIA

 

Today being the first day of Spring,
it would seem appropriate to reflect back
upon the springtime of my youthful days,
when I was seemingly a daft and foolish buffoon,
who’d stumble into the pit, who’d stand out in the rain,
who’d howl loudly at the moon.
Hmm…when I think about it, not all that much has changed…

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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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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LEFT TO DIE AND DANGLE

 

“The streets sing, the stones talk.
The houses drip history, glory, romance.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Rataud in Paris in May 2012.


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WYRM

 

“It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely,
and there is no timber that has not
strong roots among the clay and worms.”

 

~ John Millington Synge ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 1984.


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DEATHDANCE

“No art is possible without a dance with death.”

~ George Carlin ~

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


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BRITTLE OLD BONES

 

“While my mind is flexible, these brittle bones don’t bend.”

 

~ Jimmy Buffett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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FOR SOME DAMN REASON

 

“I wish for a bright day, damn why I don’t wish for a bright life!”

 

~ Irfa Rahat ~

 

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


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O HOW

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.”

 

~ James Dean ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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A YEAR OF RAIN

 

“One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.”

 

~ John Steinbeck

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at a Roman burial excavation in July 1987.


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DEATH IS A DANCER

 

“Death is the final dance of dreams, desires, loves and hopes.”

 

~ Debasish Mridha ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Catacombs of Paris in May 2011.


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THE SILENCE OF HER LIES

 

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

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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


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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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