Posts Tagged With: Green

SUMMER IT WAS

 

“Life, now, was unfolding before me, constantly and visibly,
like the flowers of summer that drop fanlike petals on eternal soil.”

 

~ Roman Payne ~

 

000 summer it was 1

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


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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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THE SMOOTH BARED FLESH

 

“The moon, like a flower in heaven’s high bower,
with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

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


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POET TREE

 

“The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1991.


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RUTHSONG

 

“i wrote this when i was twenty-one for a very talented
lovely lady cellist who graced my life briefly…”

 

~ erik geoffrey barth a.k.a. nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a July 2020 scan of a card made 48 years ago by Ruth.


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SONG FOR MY LADY

 

“Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a July 2020 scan of a painting done circa 1969 by a lady friend known only as my “Spirit.”


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TRICK OF THE TONGUE

 

“The tadpole poet will never grow into anything bigger than a frog.”

 

~ Algernon Charles Swinburne ~

 

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


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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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CAN’T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE IRONY

 

“It’s an artist’s right to rebel against the world’s stupidity.”

 

~ E. A. Bucchianeri ~

 

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


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THE WHITE ROOM

 

“The color white is the absence of memory.”

 

~ Stephen King ~

 

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


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I WATCHED

 

“Men look at themselves in mirrors.
Women look for themselves.”

 

~ Elissa Melamed ~

 

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


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SEVEN DEADLY SINS

 

“All the seven deadly sins are peccadilloes
but without three of them, Pride, Lust, and Sloth,
poetry might never have been born.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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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