Posts Tagged With: Earth

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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LAST NIGHT ALIVE

 

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

 

~ Mae West ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 1991.


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JUST A FROWN

 

“O yellow eye, let me be sick with your heat,
let me be feverish and frowning.”

 

~ Anne Sexton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1976.


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O HOW

 

“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.”

 

~ James Dean ~

 

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


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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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HALF FULL

 

“Don’t hold your breath…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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MOONLOVER

 

“The moon is but a candle-glow that flickers thro’ the gloom…”

 

~ Vachel Lindsay ~

 

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


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WHEN TIMES WERE TIMES

“Time is the longest distance between two places.”

~ Tennessee Williams ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in December 2017.


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THE SMOOTH BARED FLESH

 

“The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower,
with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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


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EARTH

 

“We are a fluke of nature,
a quirk of evolution,
a glorious contingency.”

 

~ Michael Shermer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Wieland Förster taken in Magdeburg, Germany in July 2011.


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VIRUS

 

“This virus is shrewd in its camouflage
and unabashed in its cruelty.”

 

~ Aysha Taryam ~

 

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


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THE GREAT DYING

 

“Our planet is currently undergoing a mass extinction
of species called the Anthropocene – the Age of Man.”

 

~ Louie Psihoyos ~

 

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


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BUTTE

 

“Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in February 2020.


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ANOTHER DAY ON EARTH

 

“Humankind’s presence on Earth is nothing but a cancer.” 

 

~ John Gray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in January 2020.


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FENÊTRE

 

“The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history,
stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book,
to be studied by geologists and antiquaries chiefly,
but living poetry like the leaves of a tree,
which precede flowers and fruit ~
not a fossil earth, but a living earth;
compared with whose great central life
all animal and vegetable life is merely parasitic.”

 

~ Henry David Thoreau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of fossil Orthoceras taken in September 2019.


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CIRCLE GAME

 

“Humanity is the refuse of spirit.”

 

~James Lendall Basford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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LULLABY FOR LOSERS

 

“Ignoranus: A person who’s both stupid and an asshole.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in October 2018.


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EARTH DAY

 

“Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.
All things are bound together… all things connect.”

 

~ Chief Seattle ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken somewhere in northern France in May 2013.


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RAVEN, OH RAVEN

 

“Quoth the Raven, Nevermore.”

 

~ Edgar Allen Poe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image cropped and created from an original photo taken in September 2016.


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COSMIC MESSENGER

 

“Loose his beard, and hoary hair streamed,
like a meteor, to the troubled air.”

 

~ Thomas Gray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a chondrite meteorite taken in March 2018.


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