Posts Tagged With: Food

BEG FOR LIFE

 

“As for begging, it is safer to beg than to take,
but it is finer to take than to beg.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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NO GOD

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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MOON IN JUNE

 

“I have had my hand on the moon;
what is the use of trying to rise a little way from the ground?”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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AT LAST I AM FREE

 

“There is a time for departure
even when there’s no certain place to go.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

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


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EAT YOU ALIVE

 

“There’s something about dinosaurs
that should be very humbling to human beings.”

 

~ Colin Trevorrow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Trix the Tyrannosaurus Rex taken in Paris in June 2018.


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BE WE

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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BANANA BREAD HEAVEN

 

“Banana bread is better than sex.
Well, almost.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in July 2018. Homemade Banana Bread courtesy of W. Feger.


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EXAGGERATION

 

“We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike.
We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.”

 

~ Honore de Balzac ~

 

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


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CHOCOLATE TART

 

“I understand that absinthe makes the tart grow fonder.”

 

~ Ernest Dowson ~

 

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


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PARIS: PLEASURES, PASSIONS AND PERAMBULATIONS – TWO

 

“When spring comes to Paris
the humblest mortal alive
must feel that he dwells in paradise.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a bronze sculpture seen at a neighbourhood flea market on Rue Saint Medard, taken in Paris in May 2018.


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LE LIVRE

 

It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be
when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a bas-relief “Le Livre” (1925) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in May 2012.


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YOUR CHEESECAKE HEART

 

“Cheesecake will always taste like love.”

 

~ Shonda Rhimes ~

 

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


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POURQUOI PAS

 

“…and six months later when the
house of cards came crashing down,
he was wondering, why?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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PORCINI

 

“If only one could tell true love from false love
as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.”

 

~ Katherine Mansfield ~

 

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


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A KITCHEN FULL OF CATS

 

“To err is human, to purr is feline.”

 

~ Robert Byrne ~

 

000-a-kitchen-full-of-catsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Orléans, France in January 2017.


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PARADOX – TWO

 

This is the third installment in a continuing series of excerpts
taken from a long prose poem started at the end of the 1980’s.

 

 

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009x-paradoxTo be continued…


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SHARING PARIS

 

“For pleasure has no relish unless we share it.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

000-sharing-parisDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in July 2013.


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THE GARLIC GODS

 

“One rule in life,” he murmured to himself.
“If you can smell garlic, everything is all right.”

 

~ J.G. Ballard ~

 

000 the garlic godsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Crete in October 1992.


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OISEAU DE NUIT

 

“The night draws stars and women in a better light.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

000 oiseau de nuitDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the Rue du Pot-de-Fer in Paris in May 2012.


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EIGHT EGGS

 

 

…an old, thin black man alone at breakfast, staring at his plate…

 

 

000 eight eggsPhoto of quail eggs taken in Paris in August 2015.


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