Posts Tagged With: Language

le peintre

 

“I do not seek. I find.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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i sang into the silence

 

“It is not now as it has been before.”

 

~ William Wordsworth ~

 

000 i sang into the silence

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the wind in the willows

 

“The most priceless possession of the human race
is the wonder of the world. Yet, latterly, the utmost endeavours
of mankind have been directed towards the dissipation of that wonder.”

 

~ Kenneth Grahme ~

 

000 the wind in the willows

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music

 

“The only truth is music.”

 

~ Jack Kerouac ~

 

000 music

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a purpose

 

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand
as in what direction we are moving.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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TOUR DE BABEL

 

“A bottomless pit of violence, a Tower of Babel
where all are speakers and no hearers.”

 

~ Alexander Smith ~

 

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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

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SING

 

“Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody,
it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.”

 

~ Janis Joplin ~

 

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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 ~

 

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RIDDLES

 

“I am a man of few words, but many riddles.”

 

~ Frank Gorshin ~

 

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NO BOUNDARIES

 

“The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.”

 

~ Malcolm De Chazal ~

 

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OCCUPIED

 

“Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.”

 

~ Wallace Stevens ~

 

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WORLDLY POSSESSIONS

 

“A poet is, before anything else,
a person who is passionately in love with language.”

 

~ W. H. Auden ~

 

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LE PEINTRE

 

“I do not seek. I find.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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CREATIVITY

 

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”

 

~ Leonardo da Vinci ~

 

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THE BEAST WITH TWO HEADS

 

“My heart is lost; the beasts have eaten it.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

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RAMEAUX

 

“I hear the wind among the trees playing the celestial symphonies;
I see the branches downward bent, like keys of some great instrument.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

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YOU’RE FUCKING, NOT WRITING POETRY

 

“I wouldn’t recommend sex, drugs, or insanity for everyone,
but they’ve always worked for me.”

 

~ Hunter S. Thompson ~

 

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GIFT OF TONGUES

 

“Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket.”

 

~ William Golding ~

 

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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman burial urn taken in Mainz, Germany in July 1987.


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