Posts Tagged With: Death

ODE AU VIEILLISSEMENT

 

“But age became him as it did the oaks and the cedars.”

 

~ Thomas Burnett Swann ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a portrait taken in Paris in May 2017.


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NOTHING

 

“One never knows what each day will bring…”

 

~ John Weld ~

 

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


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NICHE

 

“A fine line separates the weary recluse
from the fearful hermit.
Finer still is the line between
hermit and bitter misanthrope.”

 

~ Dean Koontz ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a windowless niche high on the wall of an apartment building in Paris in June 2017.


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WHY

 

“In light of all the gun violence in the USA,
I’d prefer my democracy unleaded.”

 

~ Jayseth Guberman ~

 

Original photo of street art by arsene taken in Paris in June 2017.


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ETERNAL LIFE

 

“As yourselves your empires fall,
And every kingdom hath a grave.”

 

~ William Habington ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Cimetière Père Lachaise in Paris in June 2017.


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SUICIDE BY HUMANITY

 

“The common curse of mankind, ~ folly and ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Original photo of street art “100,000 Elephants Killed In Three Years” by Polar Bear taken in the Rue Edouard Quenu in Paris in June 2017.


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LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL

 

“Life is beautiful because it doesn’t last.”

 

~ Brit Marling ~

 

Original photo of street art by les nuilles on the side wall of the apartment building at 17 Rue Beautreillis taken in May 2017.


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CRASH AND BURN

 

“Life asked death,
‘Why do people love me but hate you?’
Death responded,
‘Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken of the Fontaine Saint-Michel in Paris in May 2017.


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CHAIN MAIL

 

“Standing there, I had the feeling of putting on armour,
taking up secret weapons, becoming like a dreamer,
invulnerable for the moment—safe in my dream.”

 

~ Anna Kavan ~


Digital image crested in May 2017.


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WAKE

 

“You’ll take from life just the life you live…”

 

~ Henry Irla ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Seine in Paris in May 2017.


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