Posts Tagged With: Hope

DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Opportunity is a bird that never perches.”

 

~ Claude Maxwell MacDonald ~

 

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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 ~

 

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A DANGER

 

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Le Dôme Café in Paris in May 2010.


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THE DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Though now, of all that could have been, there is nothing.”

 

~ James Richardson ~

 

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


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JUST A LITTLE LICK

 

“She was so small she could make mamba in a telephone booth.”

 

~ Bill Haley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Salisbury, England in June 2007.


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OBLIVION

 

“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of just a few of the many boxes taken in May 2005.


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A LIFE IN SHADOWS

 

“A hope beyond the shadow of a dream.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

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WOMAN

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

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

 

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BACKWARDS IN HIEROGLYPHICS

 

“Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas.
Casual curses are the most effective.” 

 

~ William S. Burroughs ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020. Photo courtesy of W. Feger’s German Geological Service GmbH.


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SACRIFICED

 

“Good resolutions are simply checks that men draw
on a bank where they have no account.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from three original photos taken between May and July 1987.


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FLOWER CHILD

 

“With freedom, books, flowers, and the moon,
who could not be happy?”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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SEASON OF FRIENDSHIP

 

“There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.”

 

~ Josh Billings ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Camille Claudel’s sculpture (detail) L’Âge mur taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE KEY TO MY HEART

 

“The only trick was never giving more that you were willing to lose.”

 

~ Sarah Dessen ~

 

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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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HOW MANY HANDS

 

“Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.”

 

~ Charles Spurgeon ~

 

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DIVERSITY

 

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”

 

~ Malcolm Forbes ~

 

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RÉVOLUTION

 

“When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the police stopping demonstrators and searching their backpacks and hand bags taken in Paris in May 2019.


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SURMENÉ

 

“Never forget that the nurturing and preservation
of your own muse is job one.
Lose it and you may be losing a great deal.”

 

~ Robert Genn ~

 

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


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LA MUSE

 

“Fool,” said my muse to me.
“Look in thy heart and write.”

 

~ Philip Sidney ~

 

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LE CŒUR INTÉRIEUR

 

“Love is space and time measured by the heart.”

 

~ Marcel Proust ~

 

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