Posts Tagged With: Light

THISTLES AND THORNS

 

“If your thought is a rose, you are a rose garden;
and if it is a thistle, you are fuel for the fire.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2017.


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THE PAINTER

 

“Painting is silent poetry.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Gregos taken in Paris in September 2017.


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SWANSONG

 

“Far away in the west the sun was setting and the last glow
of all too fleeting day lingered lovingly on sea and strand…”

 

~ James Joyce ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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AS ANOTHER DAY DAWNS

 

“Another day, a different dream perhaps.”

 

~ Alice Liddell ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in August 2004.


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NO ROOM FOR RAINBOWS

 

“The color of truth is gray.”

 

~ Andre Gide ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2010.


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TETHYS

 

“Every human endeavor, however singular it seems,
involves the whole human race.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Aegean Sea between Thera (Santorini) and Crete in October 1992.


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THE ABSURDITY OF LIGHT

 

“give me back all those things i never gave,
so I shan’t be able to take them to my grave,
the burning flames and the booming voice,
all the decisions that were never really a choice…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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TAPIS

 

“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”

 

~ Theodore Roethke ~

 

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


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WIND DIRECTION DETERMINED

 

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die
life is a broken-winged bird, that cannot fly.”

 

~ Langston Hughes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 2000.


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MOON WHISPERS

 

“I see the moon like a clipped piece of silver.
Like gilded bees the stars cluster round her.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken somewhere in west central France in 2006.


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MOULDY MOON

 

“How slow this old moon wanes! She lingers my desires…”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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ONE MORNING’S MOON

 

“And he beholds the moon;
like a rounded fragment of ice filled with motionless light.”

 

~ Gustave Flaubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken circa 1982.


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DUSTED WITH STARS

 

“Are we human because we gaze at the stars
or do we gaze at the stars because we are human?”

 

~ Neil Gaiman ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of La Palma, the Canary Islands, in November 1994.


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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 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a self-portrait taken in August 2012.


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NEVER SAW THE TEARS

 

“Tears are the silent language of grief.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2020.


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NO BOUNDARIES

 

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

 

~ Malcolm De Chazal ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo (detail) of a Cro-Magnon woman taken at the Lascaux III Exhibition in Paris in May 2015.


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INTO RAGE

 

“We are all sentenced to solitary confinement
inside our own skins, for life.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2020.


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CREATION MYTH

 
“God made only water, but man made wine.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo called “Black Hole Event Horizon” taken sometime in early 2001.


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WICKED LIGHT

 

“She’s a devil in disguise, I can tell by looking in her eyes.”

 

~ Jimi Hendrix ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 2010.


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SCRIPTURE

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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