Posts Tagged With: Graves

AFTERLIFE

 

“Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in.
But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped.
We are programmed to betray.”

 

~ Michael Ignatieff ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an archaeological find material storage depot taken in the early 1990’s.


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AND THE DEAD LAUGH

 

“Life is for the living. Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.”

 

~ Langston Hughes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the wall of the Cimetière du Père Lachaise that runs along the Rue du Repos taken in Paris in June 2019.


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TWO CANDLES BURNING

 

“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Notre Dame in Paris in July 2014.


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CURSED

 

“There’s nothing like a headless corpse
to bring a touch of excitement into one’s life.”

 

~ Chet Williamson ~

 

 

000-cursedDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Mainz, Germany in September 1988.


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THE GRAVE

 

“I’d rather die while I’m living then live while I’m dead.”

 

~ Jimmy Buffet~

 

000-the-graveDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Cimetière du Père Lachaise in Paris in July 2013.


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NO TOMORROW

 

“Death has but one terror, that it has no tomorrow.”

 

~ Eric Hoffer ~

 

000 no tomorrowDigitally enhanced image created from an original  photo taken of grave goods in a Roman burial mound taken in October 1986.


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KILLING FIELDS

 

“There is no moral difference between
a Stealth bomber and a suicide bomber.
They both kill innocent people for political reasons.”

 

~ Tony Benn ~

 

000 killing fieldsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of repositioned bones in a 1350 year old grave taken in Heidesheim, Germany in 1989.


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RESURRECTION

 

“Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul,
gives being to our hopes,
bids the coward flight, drives dull care away,
and teaches new means for the accomplishment of our wishes.”

 

~ Horace ~

 

000 resurrectionDigitally enhanced image created from an original photograph taken in Weisenau, Germany in July 1987.


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THESE WEATHERED OLD HANDS

 

“Now join your hands and with your hands your hearts.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 these weathered old handsDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in France in June 2006.


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