Posts Tagged With: Existence

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 ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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 ~

 

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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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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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PERHAPS

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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


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LE POIDS

 

“The burden of the incommunicable.”

 

~ Thomas de Quincey ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a sculpture (detail) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in June 2019.


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ONLY EVER NOW

 

“Tomorrow does not exist. There is only now.”

 

~ James Clavell ~

 

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


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PHALLUS DEI

 

“To live is the rarest thing in the world.
Most people exist, that is all.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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WHAT TANTALIZING TAPESTRY

 

“The aim of life is to live,
and to live means to be aware,
joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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


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INTRICACY

 

“Every day has a little bit of beauty
and a little bit of chaos.”

 

~ Tanisha ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of one of the doors at the entrance to Notre Dame taken in Paris in July 2013.


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