Posts Tagged With: Gray

DESPITE IT ALL

 

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

 

~ William Wallace ~

 

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IMAGES ON A EUROPEAN DAY – PART ONE

 

“Dreams are the eraser dust I blow off my page.
They fade into the emptiness, another dark gray day.”

 

~ Edgar Allan Poe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in 1994.


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IN THE BALANCE

 

“Humans are upsetting a fragile balance
that their own human ancestors established.”

 

~ Joan D. Vinge ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2021. Courtesy of Matschenbrei Photography GmbH.


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GOIN’ DOWN SLOW

 

“When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
I summon up remembrance of things past,
I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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BY NIGHT ALL CATS ARE GRAY

“Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”

~ Robert A. Heinlein ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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SITTING IN SILENCE

 

“Remember, writing poetry is like making love:
one will never know whether one’s own pleasure is shared.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a self-portrait taken in August 2012.


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WHAT WAS IT THEN

 

“I cannot sing the old songs,
or dream those dreams again.”

 

~ Charlotte Alington Barnard ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2016.


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PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE

 

“Existence is a series of footnotes
to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov

 

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


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HORSEHEAD RHYTHMS

 

“The color of truth is gray.”

 

~ Andre Gide ~

 

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


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INTO RAGE

 

“We are all sentenced to solitary confinement
inside our own skins, for life.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

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GRAY

 

“A gray day provides the best light.”

 

~ Leonardo da Vinci ~

 

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


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PROPHECY

 

“We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.”

 

~ Charles Lamb ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of fifty years of hair (from 1970 and 2020) taken in June 2020.


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WOMAN

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

~ Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz ~ L. Frank Baum) ~

 

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


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ELIXIR

 

“I can die when I wish to: that is my elixir of life.”

 

~ Ernest Renan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman glass bottle taken in July 1987.


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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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FLEETING HEART…

 

“What is life but fleeting moments of happiness
strung together on necklace of despair?”

 

~ Marian Keyes ~

 

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


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STORM OVER PARIS

 

“There is always a storm. There is always rain.
Some experience it. Some live through it.
And others are made from it.”

 

~ Shannon L. Alder ~

 

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


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OMBRES SUR MON MUR

 

“Like a shadow, I am and I am not.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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


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THE BOX

 

“Full many a flower is born to blush unseen.”

 

~ James Joyce ~

 

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


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MOON DANCE

 

“And all the night’s magic seems to whisper and hush,
And all the soft moonlight seems to shine in your blush,
Can I just have one more moondance with you, my love…”

 

~ Van Morrison ~

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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