Posts Tagged With: Lines

POTPOURRI

 

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.”

 

~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1971.


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WORDS AND LINES

 

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”

 

~ Rudyard Kipling ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo looking across the Summerland Meadows taken from the top of Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, England on a very rainy afternoon in June 2007.


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JUST A FROWN

 

“O yellow eye, let me be sick with your heat,
let me be feverish and frowning.”

 

~ Anne Sexton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1976.


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BEDSIDE WIT

 

“I can resist anything except temptation.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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THE FINAL ACT

 

“I knew if I waited around long enough something like this would happen.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

(epitaph)

 

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


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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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LAST FEW BREATHS

 

“When a man dies, his secrets bond like crystals, like frost on a window.
His last breath obscures the glass.” 

 

~ Anne Michaels ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1989.


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WHEN TIMES WERE TIMES

“Time is the longest distance between two places.”

~ Tennessee Williams ~

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


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ALL I NEED

 

“There’s never enough of the stuff you can’t get enough of.”

 

~ Patrick H.T. Doyle ~

 

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


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SOLO OUT UPON THE STAGE

 
“It is little men know of women;
their smiles and their tears alike
are seldom what they seem.”

 

~ Amelia Barr ~

 

Digitally enhanced image rendered as a painting created in March 2001.


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PURE POETRY

 
“Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love.”

 

~ Natalie Clifford Barney ~

 

Image processed from a digitally created oil painting made in March 2001.


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VIRGIN ON THE RIDICULOUS

 

 

“There is always something ridiculous
about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.”
 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in May 2012.


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GREENWORDS

 

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”

 

~ Rudyard Kipling ~

 

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WOODEN HEARTS

 

“There are too many souls of wood not to love
those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

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


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STRANGE HOW WE MET

 

“We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.”

 

~ Anthony Burgess ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in August 2020 from two scans of a signed Penguin edition of A Clockwork Orange. From the author’s personal collection.


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ELECTRICITY

 

“Mysterious affair, electricity.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Aldo Vitalen taken in Paris in June 2019.


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MIDNIGHTMARE

 

“They’ve promised that dreams can come true –
but forgot to mention that nightmares are dreams, too.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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THE HEART TORN OUT

 

“There is a wisdom of the head, and…a wisdom of the heart.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

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THUMPER

 

“The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Enhanced image developed from a digital painting created in Spring 2000.


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WORLDLY POSSESSIONS

 

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

 

~ W. H. Auden ~

 

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


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