Posts Tagged With: Language

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 ~

 

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


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GIFT OF TONGUES

 

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

 

~ William Golding ~

 

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


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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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LA SYNTAXE PSYCHÉDÉLIQUE

 

“No one means all he says,
and yet very few say all they mean,
for words are slippery and thought is viscous.”

 

~ Henry Brooks Adams ~

 

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


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SARASWATI

 

“A mind is a fire to be kindled,
not a vessel to be filled.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

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


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SENTIMENTS CACHES

 

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses,
just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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LE LIVRE

 

It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be
when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a bas-relief “Le Livre” (1925) by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in May 2012.


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FRENCH

 

“French is a language that makes those who speak it both calm and dynamic.”

 

~ Bernard Pivot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image “Bouche” created from a cropped original photo taken by Bernd Deutschmann in October 2015.


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ASHES

 

“Poetry is just the evidence of life.
If your life is burning well,
poetry is just the ash.”

 

~ Leonard Cohen ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken sometime in the late 1980’s.


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