Posts Tagged With: Empty

TETHYS

 

“Every human endeavor, however singular it seems,
involves the whole human race.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Aegean Sea between Thera (Santorini) and Crete in October 1992.


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BLUE SILENCE

 

“To me, words are primarily things to do with your mouth.”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the painting “Blue Pain” (2009) by M. Weller taken in May 2021.


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I LIE ALONE

“And my tongue stiffens into silence,
thin flames underneath my skin prickle and spark,
a rush of blood booms in my ears, and then my eyes go dark.”

~ Sappho ~

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


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THE SILENCE OF HER LIES

 

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.”

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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


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THIS EXCREMENT UNCTION

 

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1992.


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DARK CORNERS

 

“The bright dawn flooded the room,
and swept the fantastic shadows into dusky corners,
where they lay shuddering.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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WASTED SPACE

 

“Someday” is a disease that will take
your dreams to the grave with you.”

 

~ Timothy Ferriss ~

 

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


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MY BLANK PAGES

 

“The blank page gives us the right to dream.”

 

~ Gaston Bachelard ~

 

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


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EMPTY TRAINS

 

“It was a train full of strangers, and they were all the same.”

 

~ Cherie Priest ~

 

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


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NIGHTEMPTY STREETS

 

“There is a certain unique and strange delight
about walking down an empty street alone.”

 

~ Sylvia Plath ~

 

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


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THE CRYSTAL BALL

 

“Life is like a maze in which you try to avoid the exit.”

 

~ Roger von Oech ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in July 2019.


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THE FACE OF DEATH

 

“Why should I fear death?
If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not.
Why should I fear that which cannot exist when I do?”

 

~ Epicurus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2019.


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PRIMORDIAL VAGABOND NOTES

 

“It’s not the notes you play, it’s the notes you don’t play.”

 

~ Miles Davis ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2019.


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INFORMAL ATTIRE

 

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

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in March 2014.


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