Posts Tagged With: Desire

THE TIME OF TOUCHING

 

“Touch has a memory.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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ΣΊΒΥΛΛΑ

 

“The Sibyl with raving mouth,
uttering things mirthless, unadorned and unperformed,
reaches over a thousand years
with her voice through the god.”

 

~ Heraclitus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the painting Ramsès dans son harem (detail) by Jean Lacomte du Noüy taken in Paris in June 2019.


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SUMMERTYME TRYST

 

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon;
to me those have always been
the two most beautiful words
in the English language.”

 

~ Henry James ~

 

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MINUIT

 

“Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber!”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting called “L’Odalisque allongée” by Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant taken in Paris in June 2019.


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A ROOM WITH A VIEW

 

“If country life be healthful to the body,
it is no less so to the mind.”

 

~ Giovanni Ruffini ~

 

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WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

 

“But one never finds a cathedral, a wave in a storm,
a dancer’s leap in the air quite as high
as one has been expecting.”

 

~ Marcel Proust ~

 

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JEUNESSE

 

“Stolen waters are sweet,
and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.”

 

~ Proverbs 9:17 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Aristide Maillol’s sculpture Jeunesse  in the Musée d’Orsay taken in Paris in June 2019.


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HEAT TAKE TWO

 

“The bed must be a beautiful place,
not only because you make love there
but because you dream there as well.”

 

~ Anais Nin ~

 

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LE RUBAN NOIR

 

“It’s not who you love…it’s the fact that you love.
That is all that truly matters.”

 

~ Al Pacino ~

 

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DÉSHABILLÉ

 

“Les yeux déshabillent – Ce que mains habillent”
“The eyes have undressed things that hands have dressed.”

 

~ Charles de Leusse ~

 

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DREAMDANCER

 

“Yes, I deserve a spring – I owe nobody nothing.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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INSTANT KITTEN

 

“Our love would be death.
The embrace of imaginings.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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DÉSIR ROUGE

 

“There are two tragedies in life.
One is to lose your heart’s desire.
The other is to gain it.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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FRAISE

 

“Strawberry fields forever”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

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LATE AFTERNOONS

 

“When love is not madness, it is not love.”

 

~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca ~

 

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BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT BLOSSOM

 

Lust will curdle like milk if you don’t keep using it up.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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INFORMAL ATTIRE

 

“Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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THE CURSE

 

“Respect your curses,
for they are the instruments of your destiny.”

 

~ Joseph Campbell ~

 

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L’ENVIE

 

“Why should I be ashamed to describe
what nature was not ashamed to create?”

 

~ Pietro Aretino ~

 

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IN THE KEY OF COME HITHER

 

“Come hither, come hither, come hither:
Here shall he see no enemy
but winter and rough weather.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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