Posts Tagged With: Hell

DEATH IS FOREVER

 

“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.”

 

~ Hector Berlioz ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Cimetière de Montparnasse in Paris in September 2017.


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THE ROAD TO HELL

 

“What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone,
the other figures in it merely projections.”

 

~ T. S. Elliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken of a street in Pompeii in 1996.


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THE VERY LAST BUMBLEBEE

 

Celebrating Earth Day 2021

 

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Zitadelle Moat Nature Preserve in April 2010.


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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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DEVIL’S DOPPELBOCK

 

“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by an unknown artist taken in September 2013.


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EARTH

 

“We are a fluke of nature,
a quirk of evolution,
a glorious contingency.”

 

~ Michael Shermer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Wieland Förster taken in Magdeburg, Germany in July 2011.


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THE OTHER DAY DOWN IN HELL

 

“We are only born once – twice is not allowed –
and it is necessary that we shall be no more,
for all eternity…”

 

~ Epicurus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1983.


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SMOKE FREE ZONE

 

“If smoking is not allowed in heaven, I shall not go.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by @Talmé_one taken in Paris in December 2019.


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WITH PASSION AND PLEASURE

 

“New-born desires, after all,
have inexplicable charms,
and all the pleasure of love is in variety.”

 

~ Moliere ~

 

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


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QUE SAIS-JE?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris taken in June 2019.


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LIONEL IN THE DAN’S DEN

 

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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PRIVATE HELL

 

“Aequat omnes cinis.”

 

~ Seneca ~

 

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


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ÉTREINTE DE L’ANGE

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile
and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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


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TOMORROW NEVER COMES

 

We are such stuff as dreams are made on,
and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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THE DEVIL IS REAL

 

“Hope always deceives us
when it becomes a substitute for action.”

 

~ Marty Rubin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Bavaria, Germany in September 2016.


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AU CRÉPUSCULE

 

“What a thing of fantasy a woman may become after dusk.”

 

~ Honore de Balzac ~

 

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


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PARADOX – ONE

 

This is the second 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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006x-paradoxTo be continued…


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THE ROAD TO HELL

 

“What is hell? Hell is oneself.
Hell is alone, the other figures in it
Merely projections.”

 

~ T. S. Elliot ~

 

000 the road to hellDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken of a street in Pompeii in 1996.


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