Posts Tagged With: Germany

LORELEI’S GHOST

 

“Beneath me flows the Rhine,
and, like the stream of Time,
it flows amid the ruins of the Past.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Rhine taken in February 2016.


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BREAKZITT

 

“Brexit will make prices go up in Britain,
so it will cost them twice as much to not go to the dentist.”

 

~ Conan O’Brien ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in England in June 2007.


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LUFTSCHUTZRAUM

 

“A great war leaves the country with three armies –
an army of cripples, an army of mourners,
and an army of thieves.”

 

~ German Proverb ~

 

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


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CHAGALL

 

“If I create from the heart,
nearly everything works;
if from the head,
almost nothing.”

 

~ Marc Chagall ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in December 2017 of a stained glass window that Chagall designed in 1978 for the St. Stephan’s Church in Mainz, Germany.


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LOOK AT THE FOOL

 

“I run to the sea, but the sea only sighs,
look at the fool that love brings me.”

 

~ Tim Buckley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Mainz, Germany in February 1981.


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DARK SHADOWS

 

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

000-dark-shadowsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken along the Rhine River in November 1980.


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SECOND CHANCE

 

“You know, I ain’t afraid of dyin’
but there’s one thing I can’t forget,
ain’t no one who’s gone over there,
‘s come back to talk to me about it yet…”

 

~ Memphis Slim ~

 

000-second-chanceDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Heidesheim, Germany in Autumn 1990.


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LEGACY

 

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”
 
~ Nelson Henderson ~

 

000-legacyDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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OTNASNOM UOY KCUF

 

“When bees die through pesticide poisoning,
it should ring alarm bells throughout the agricultural system
that we ignore at our peril.”

 

~ Phil Chandler ~

 

000-otnasnom-uoy-kcufDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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BRING IT ON

 

“From the first day to this,
sheer greed was the driving spirit of civilization.”

 

~ Friedrich Engels ~

 

000-bring-it-onDigitally enhanced image created from a modified original photo of street art taken at the Kulturzentrum Schlachthof in Wiesbaden, Germany in June 2016.


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LORELEI

 

“Every man needs his Siren
To check his courage and strength
When he hears her song
In his travels through the unknown.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

000-loreleiDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Lorelei taken in Germany in July 1982.


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MATHEMADNESS

 

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” 

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

000-mathemadnessDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Roman aqueduct ruins in Mainz, Germany taken in September 2012.


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AUTUMNAL REFLECTIONS

 

“Did you ever wonder if the person in the puddle is real,
and you’re just a reflection of him.”

 

~ Bill Watterson ~

 

000-autumnal-reflectionsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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ONLY SEEING IS BELIEVING

 

“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous,
leading to the most amazing view.
May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.”

 

~ Edward Abbey ~

 

000-only-seeing-is-believingOriginal photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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THE LAST BUTTERFLY

 

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

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

000-the-last-butterflyDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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IDYLL

 

“O’er many a frozen, many a fiery Alp,
Rocks, caves, lakes, fens, bogs, dens, and shades of death.”

 

~ John Milton ~

 

000-idyllDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in September 2016.


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ROTKÄPPCHEN

 

“Hey there, Little Red Riding Hood, you sure are looking good.
You’re everything a big bad wolf could want.”

 

~ Sam The Sham ~

 

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Wolf’s Brunnen in Munich, Germany taken in June 2014.


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FACE OF STONE

 

“Cum dignitate otium.”

 

~ Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

 

000 face of stoneDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a carved relief of a Germanic prisoner captured by the Romans, taken in Mainz, Germany in January 2014.


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MAYBE NOT

 

“Let me embrace thee, sour adversity,
for wise men say it is the wisest course.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 maybe notDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Munich, Germany in June 2014.


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HEART OF DARKNESS

 

“…based on a true story…”

 

 

000 heart of darknessDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken somewhere in Germany in 1989.


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