Posts Tagged With: Existence

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 ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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POINTS OF LIGHT

 

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

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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


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THE EXPERIMENT

 

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

 

– Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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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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THE LAST OF MY KIND

 

“Childlessness doesn’t make people selfish;
selfishness makes people selfish.”

 

~ Elizabeth Gilbert ~

 

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


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LAYERS LAID DOWN

 

“Life is like an onion.
You peel it off one layer at a time,
and sometimes you weep.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of geological and archaeological layers taken in August 1986.


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UNE MOSAÏQUE DE TEMPS

 

“Madness conquers,
I can no longer put my mosaics together,
I just cry and laugh.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of a Roman mosaic floor in Pompeii taken in 1996.


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