Posts Tagged With: Fate

LES RIDEAUX

 

“The fringed curtains of thine eye advance,
and say what thou seest yond.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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FLOAT AND FLOW

 

“To create is divine, to reproduce is human.”

 

~ Man Ray ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Man Ray’s “Cadeau” (Edition 1974 number 1214 / 5000) taken in October 2019.


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SCREAM

 

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.”

 

~ Francisco Goya ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2010.


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I’LL WAIT

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in England in June 1979.


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PETALS PLUCKED

 

“I can’t feel a thing;
All mournful petal storms are dancing
inside the very private spring of my head.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

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


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ON THE IDES

 

“The greatest enemy will hide in the last place you would ever look.”

 

~ Julius Caesar ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Roman coin (actually the Emperor Trajan) taken in March 2021.


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SWIRLS, SMILES AND SNARLS

 

“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

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


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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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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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SACRILEGE

 

“I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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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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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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CALIX

 

“Suspicion is a tenuous thing,
so impalpable that the exact moment of its birth
is not easy to determine.”

 

~ Francis Iles ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a painting by an unknown artist taken in April 2020.


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TOWARDS THE LIGHT

 

“For the unlearned, old age is winter;
for the learned, it is the season of the harvest.”

 

~ Hasidic Proverb ~

 

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


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DELTA FLORA

 

I admit that I am an old man.
I read my years in my mirror,
others read them on my brow.”

 

~ Petrarch ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020. Photo courtesy of Flapping Shutters Ltd.


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VALLEY OF SHADOWS

 

“Love is, after all, a selfish thing;
and it throws a black shadow on anything
between which and the light it stands.”

 

~ Bram Stoker ~

 

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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VENUS EXPOSED

 

“Venus smiles not in a house of tears.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original scanned 35mm slide taken in late 1998. From the author’s private archives.


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HOLEY HEAVENS

 

“Behind every cloud is another cloud.”

 

~ Judy Garland ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in April 2017.


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THE NATURE OF THE BEAST WITHIN

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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A LONG UNCERTAIN RIDE

 

“A destruction, an annihilation
that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.”

 

~ Elie Wiesel ~

 

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


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