Posts Tagged With: Death

MY MOTHER’S ASHES

 

“Pulvis et umbra sumus.”
“We are dust and shadows.”

 

~ Horace ~

 

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THE MOON STARES DOWN

 

“Before the winter fire,
I will still be dreaming,
I have no thought of time.”

 

~ Sandy Denny ~

 

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LES RIDEAUX

 

“The fringed curtains of thine eye advance,
and say what thou seest yond.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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STILL DELUDED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

 

“A rational army would run away.” 

 

~ Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu ~

 

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NOTHING AT ALL

 

“Belief never was, is not and will never be truth.”

 

~ Erik Barth ~

 

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THE PIERCED HEART

 

“Stab the body and it heals,
but injure the heart
and the wound lasts a lifetime.”

 

~ Mineko Iwasaki ~

 

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RIEN

 

“No one here gets out alive.”

 

~ Jim Morrison ~

 

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CAGES

 

“The eyes of others our prisons;
their thoughts our cages.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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SLICES

 

“I am not interested in a slice of life,
what I want is a slice of the imagination.”

 

~ Carlos Fuentes ~

 

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AN UNLISTED NUMBER

 

“Oblivion is the flower that grows best on graves.”

 

~ George Sand ~

 

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WITHERS

 

“It will not always be summer; build barns.”

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

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FOSSILIZED INSTANCES

 
“Though we are made of memories,
we live only in the here and now.”

 

~ Sue Halpern ~

 

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HER BRIGHT EMBRACE

 

“Landlords, like all other men,
love to reap where they never sowed.”

 

~ Karl Marx ~

 

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MEMORIES

 

“The days are short, the sun a spark
hung thin between the dark and dark.”

 

~ John Updike ~

 

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ETERNAL NIGHT

 

“We live along the shores of night, at the edge of the eternal sea.”

 

~ Jack McDevitt ~

 

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THISTLES AND THORNS

 

“If your thought is a rose, you are a rose garden;
and if it is a thistle, you are fuel for the fire.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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WEATHERED

 

“Our lives are written in disappearing ink.”

 

~ Michelle Cliff ~

 

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LAST LEAF

 

“No one but Night, with tears on her dark face,
watches beside me in this windy place.”

 

~ Edna St. Vincent Millay ~

 

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ONE CHANCE

 

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
 

~ Terry Pratchett ~

 

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L’AMOUR EST MORT

 

“Now you’re just a stranger, with all my secrets.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

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