Posts Tagged With: Dust

blind eye

 

 

“To fear death is to misunderstand life.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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rainbows raining down

 

“Poetry is a phantom script telling how
rainbows are made and why they go away.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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


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as civilization begins to crumble

 

“We can endure neither our vices
nor the remedies needed to cure them.”

 

~ Livy ~

 

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


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cobweb strange

 

“And alien tears will fill for him pity’s long broken urn,
for his mourners will be outcast men,
and outcasts always mourn.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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trümmer

 

“It is grand to contemplate the ruins of cities;
but it is grander still to contemplate the ruins of human beings!”

 

~ Comte de Lautréamont ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2016.


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the winds of war

 

“I see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence,
unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another.”

 

~ Erich Maria Remarque ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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too many books

 

“Psychopathia librorum…
I surround myself with the printed word.”

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2022.


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a colour of dust

 

“Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie,
Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and-sans End!”

 

~ Omar Khayyam ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a painting made in Summer 1968 by the author.


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A GRAVITY OF LANGUAGE

 

Words, too, have genuine substance –
mass and weight and specific gravity.”

 

~ Tim O’Brien ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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MY MOTHER’S ASHES

 

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

 

~ Horace ~

 

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


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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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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2015.


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THE PERFECT CRIME

 

“The heart was made to be broken.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Le cimetière du Père-Lachaise in Paris in May 2016.


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JUNGLE

 

“Life is a zoo in a jungle.”

 

~ Peter De Vries ~

 

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


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COBWEBS

 

“Sweeping cobwebs from the edges of my mind…”

 

~ Graham Nash ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Cimetière du PèreLachaise in Paris in September 2015.


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THE NECTAR OF NATURE’S BEAUTIFUL BOUNTY

 

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

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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


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DUST BY THE SHOVEL

 

“Sometimes she was fine when the moon would shine,
    unfortunately it was usually cloudy…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Gerhard Marcks’ sculpture Spielende Hengste  (Frolicking Stallions) (1962) taken in 1980..


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BRITTLE OLD BONES

 

“While my mind is flexible, these brittle bones don’t bend.”

 

~ Jimmy Buffett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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CELLARING

 

“So let’s drink some wine and have a good time,
but if you really want to come through
let the good time have you…”

 

~Kevin Ayers ~

 

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


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A YEAR OF RAIN

 

“One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.”

 

~ John Steinbeck

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at a Roman burial excavation in July 1987.


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INTO RAGE

 

“We are all sentenced to solitary confinement
inside our own skins, for life.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

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


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