Posts Tagged With: Death

OVERKILL

 

“Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.”

 

~ Albert Collins ~

 

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


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SCRIPTURE

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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LORELEI’S GHOST

 

“Beneath me flows the Rhine,
and, like the stream of Time,
it flows amid the ruins of the Past.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Rhine taken in February 2016.


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AFTERLIFE

 

“Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in.
But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped.
We are programmed to betray.”

 

~ Michael Ignatieff ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an archaeological find material storage depot taken in the early 1990’s.


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A NUMBNESS

 

“Absent the edge, we drown in numbness.”

 

~ David Whyte ~

 

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


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MY BLANK PAGES

 

“The blank page gives us the right to dream.”

 

~ Gaston Bachelard ~

 

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


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UNTIL THE CURTAINS CLOSE

 

“On the planet where the shadows roam
the end is always within sight.”

 

~ Jordan G Kobos ~

 

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


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THE FIRST ACT IN THE TRAGEDY OF TOUCH

 

“Touch has a memory.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo (detail) of a restored Roman mosaic taken in June 2004.


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THE CAGE

 

“The bars on our cage are of our own making.”

 

~ Jessie Burton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1993.


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FROM THE ASHES

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

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


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