Posts Tagged With: Hope

LEGACY

 

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”

 

~ Nelson Henderson ~

 

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


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THE SUMMER THAT WASN’T

 

“It will not always be summer: build barns.”

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

000 the summer that wasn't

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in August 2021.


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STARDUST

 

“I am one of billions.
I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form.
I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on 
to be other things someday and I will be free.”

 

~ Laini Taylor ~

 

000 stardust

Digitally enhanced image created from the photos of two small surface fragments from Mars (left fragment) and the Moon (right fragment), thrown into space by the impact of meteors, taken in October 2016.


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FLESH AND BONE

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth;
and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a X-ray created by RZFW in February 2016.


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DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Opportunity is a bird that never perches.”

 

~ Claude Maxwell MacDonald ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2012.


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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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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 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 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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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 ~

 

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


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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

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

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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


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HOW MANY HANDS

 

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

 

~ Charles Spurgeon ~

 

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


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DIVERSITY

 

“Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.”

 

~ Malcolm Forbes ~

 

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


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