Posts Tagged With: Fire

DELIRIUM

 

“I pause to record that I feel in extraordinary form. Delirium perhaps.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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MATTER DANCE

 

“Life is only a dream, and we are the imagination of ourselves.”

 

~ Bill Hicks ~

 

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NEVER SAW THE TEARS

 

“Tears are the silent language of grief.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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I LOOKED UP

 

“Oblivion carries me on his shoulder…”

 

~ Tim Buckley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2015.


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UP TO OUR ASHES

 

“Love. Of course, love.
Flames for a year, ashes for thirty.”

 

~ Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ~

 

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FROM THE UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT

 

“There are no causes, only raisins.”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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WITH A FORK

 

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.”

 

~ John Cage ~

 

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FROM THE ASHES

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

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NEVER LOOKED BACK

 

“I never waste time looking back.”

 

~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in July 2014.


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PHOENIX

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

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SERPENTINE EYES

 

“I will have my serpent’s tongue,
my woman’s voice, my sexual voice, my poet’s voice.
I will overcome the tradition of silence.”  

 

~ Gloria E. Anzaldúa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2007.


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ELECTRIK WET

 

“Oh stay a while, and I will die with thee;
So shalt thou yield, and yet have conquered me.”

 

~ Thomas Kyd ~

 

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THE OTHER DAY DOWN IN HELL

 

“We are only born once – twice is not allowed –
and it is necessary that we shall be no more,
for all eternity…”

 

~ Epicurus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1983.


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HIDDEN

 

There are fewer ways of making love than they say,
and more than one believes.”

 

~ Renee Vivien ~

 

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IGNIS FATUUS

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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QUE SAIS-JE?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris taken in June 2019.


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ALWAYS THERE

 

“It is one of the superstitions of the human mind
to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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LIONEL IN THE DAN’S DEN

 

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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PRIVATE HELL

 

“Aequat omnes cinis.”

 

~ Seneca ~

 

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ONE BREAST BARED

 

“Yielded with coy submission, modest pride,
and sweet reluctant amorous delay.”

 

~ John Milton ~

 

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