Posts Tagged With: Existence

PERHAPS

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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THE SKIN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

 
“Close your eyes and see the beauty.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the early 1980’s.


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NOTHING AT ALL

 

“Belief never was, is not and will never be truth.”

 

~ Erik Barth ~

 

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ONE THIN WIRE

 

“Every moment is the paradox of now or never.”

 

~ Simon Van Booy ~

 

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SLUGS

 

“All we do is sleep, and eat and lay around and make love.
We’re like slugs.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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PIGMENTS OF MY IMAGINATION

 

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.”

 

~ Marianne Moore ~

 

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TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

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VORTEX

 

“The Image is more than an idea.
It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas
and is endowed with energy.”

 

~ Ezra Pound ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a fossilized mollusk from the author’s collection taken in October 2015.


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PLEUVOIR

 

 

“And then we talked of the rain, always back to the rain…”

 

~ Lou Reed ~

 

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FRAME OF REFERENCE

 

“Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it;
humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves
that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference.”

 

~ Ken Poirot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris in May 2013.


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DIMENSIONS

 

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Musee du Louvre in Paris in February 2007.


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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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ONE REELERS

 

“You can revise a story, you can edit a film,
but you can only alter an event by lying about it.”

 

~ Marty Rubin ~

 

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POEM FROM THE BOTTOM OF A BLACK HOLE

 

“There are many black holes, and there are many universes.
Life is a never ending circle, and so too, is death.”

 

~ Anthony T. Hincks ~

 

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FRAGILITY

 

“nothing which we are to perceive in this world
equals the power of your intense fragility.”

 

~ e. e. cummings ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo, taken in April 2020, of thin 2000 year old pieces of birch bark that were preserved in a layer of sand, mud and loam below the level of the ground water table.


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HORIZON

 

“No borders, just horizons – only freedom.”

 

~ Amelia Earhart ~

 

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POINTS OF LIGHT

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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THE EXPERIMENT

 

“We are like butterflies that flutter for a day and think it is forever.”

 

– Carl Sagan ~

 

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ENTOMBED

 

“Better a living beggar than a buried emperor.”

 

~ Jean de La Fontaine ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Metzingen-Glems, Germany in January 2020.


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COMIC OPERA

 

“The only way to comprehend what mathematicians mean by Infinity
is to contemplate the extent of human stupidity.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman oil lamp, unearthed in a cremation burial, taken in September 1988.


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