Posts Tagged With: Death

NO REGRETS

 

“One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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TODAY WE SHINE

 

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on;
and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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THE ROAD TO HELL

 

“What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone,
the other figures in it merely projections.”

 

~ T. S. Elliot ~

 

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JUNGLE

 

“Life is a zoo in a jungle.”

 

~ Peter De Vries ~

 

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THE WAITING GAME

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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FLESH AND BONE

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth;
and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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LEMMINGS

 

“Over-consumption and overpopulation underlie
every environmental problem we face today.”

 

~ Jacques Yves Cousteau ~

 

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WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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TETHYS

 

“Every human endeavor, however singular it seems,
involves the whole human race.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

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OUR POISON SWEET

 

“…drink my lovely, drink it down…”

 

~nightpoet ~

 

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BLOSSOM

 
“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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COBWEBS

 

“Sweeping cobwebs from the edges of my mind…”

 

~ Graham Nash ~

 

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THE NECTAR OF NATURE’S BEAUTIFUL BOUNTY

 

“Humanity is a cancer on the body of the world.”

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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PLEUVOIR

 

 

“And then we talked of the rain, always back to the rain…”

 

~ Lou Reed ~

 

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SANDS

 

“The sands of time are quicksands…
so much can sink into them without a trace.”

 

~ Margaret Atwood ~

 

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HOT SCALES SLITHER

 

“Caught between the tongue and the taste.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

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SLEEPLESS NIGHTS BETWEEN

 

“Knowledge is a deadly friend if no one sets the rules…”

 

~ Peter Sinfield ~

 

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PETALS PLUCKED

 

“I can’t feel a thing;
All mournful petal storms are dancing
inside the very private spring of my head.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

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INTO THE SILENCE

 

“The end of life has its own nature, also worth our attention.”

 

~ Mary Oliver ~

 

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GRACE MY TABLE

 

“Poetry is a fresh morning spider-web telling a story
of moonlit hours of weaving and waiting during a night.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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