Posts Tagged With: Desire

IN THE KEY OF COME HITHER…

 

“Our work is not to become unique. We are unique.
Our work is to unleash our sense of adventure
and to allow the inner whisper that says
“come hither” to be reason enough to go.”

 

~ Vironika Tugaleva ~

 

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


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LESSONS IN THE HALF LIGHT

 

“We came whirling out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust…”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Summer 2004.


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MOULDY MOON

 

“How slow this old moon wanes! She lingers my desires…”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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THE EPITOME OF SIN

 

“The only difference between the saint and the sinner
is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a painting, taken in Paris, date unknown.


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COLOSSEUM

 

“All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.”

 

~ Tacitus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Colosseum in Rome in June 1996.


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A DEMON THAT DEVOURED

“The creative person is overpowered,
captive of and driven by a demon…”

~ Carl Jung ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a painting taken in Paris in June 2018.


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DESIRE

 

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the sculpture “Le Désir” by Aristide Maillol taken in Paris in June 2019.


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SING JIM

 

“Time it was and what a time it was…”

 

~ Paul Simon ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a still photo from a video taken in June 2014.


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TRAVELLERS LOST

 

“In your light I learn how to love.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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


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THE DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Though now, of all that could have been, there is nothing.”

 

~ James Richardson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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FROM THE UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT

 

“There are no causes, only raisins.”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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BALLS OFF BEARINGS

 

“The tongues of mocking wenches are as keen
as is the razor’s edge invisible.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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THE HEART TORN OUT

 

“There is a wisdom of the head, and…a wisdom of the heart.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

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


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BLUR

 

“…wrapped in a waddle, ship in a bottle, like a thief in a brothel…

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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SERPENTINE EYES

 

“I will have my serpent’s tongue,
my woman’s voice, my sexual voice, my poet’s voice.
I will overcome the tradition of silence.”  

 

~ Gloria E. Anzaldúa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2007.


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QUICK SKETCH

 

“I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague,
voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced pixeleen image modeled in April 2001 and created in April 2020.


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RUBENESQUE

 

“That shadow of a shadow of your love,
that somehow contains the entire universe.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Musée du Louvre in Paris in June 2019.


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THE SLAVE

 

“If all men are born free, how is it that all women are born slaves?”

 

~ Mary Astell ~

 

Digitally edited and enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of the painting “A vendre, esclaves au Caire” by Jean-Léon Gérôme taken in Paris in June 2019.


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VALLEY OF SHADOWS

 

“Love is, after all, a selfish thing;
and it throws a black shadow on anything
between which and the light it stands.”

 

~ Bram Stoker ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a sculpture (detail) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE BEAST WITH TWO HEADS

 

“My heart is lost; the beasts have eaten it.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020. Photo courtesy of Ficks & Fertig Enterprises.


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