Posts Tagged With: Literature

THE SEX OF WRITING

 

My language is the common prostitute
that I turn into a virgin.”

 

~ Karl Kraus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in September 2017.


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SO MANY BOOKS

 

Good friends, good books
and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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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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THE COUNT CONSIDERS RETIREMENT

 

“The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me,
with a red light of triumph in his eyes,
and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.”

 

~ Bram Stoker ~

 

000-the-countDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2009.


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AN ARCHANGEL DAMAGED

 

“His face when he repeats his verses hath its ancient glory,
an Archangel a little damaged.”

 

~ Charles Lamb ~

Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born today 244 years ago.

 

000-an-archangel-damagedDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Magdeburg, Germany in July 2015.


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THE PORTABLE GUTENBERG

 

“There is nothing to writing.
All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

 

~ Ernest Hemingway ~

 

000-the-portable-gutenbergPhoto of a Mercedes typewriter taken at a flea market in October 2016


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CUMMINGS AND GOINGS

 

“the world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.”

 

~ e e cummings ~

 

000-cummings-and-goingsPhoto of the cover and signed and numbered dedication page of e e cummings’ book EIMI (1933 – a Soviet travelogue) from this author’s personal collection.


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SHARING PARIS

 

“For pleasure has no relish unless we share it.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

000-sharing-parisDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in July 2013.


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LORELEI

 

“Every man needs his Siren
To check his courage and strength
When he hears her song
In his travels through the unknown.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

000-loreleiDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the Lorelei taken in Germany in July 1982.


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SUSPICIOUSLY SPREAD-EAGLED

 

“Well! I’ve often seen a cat without a grin,” thought Alice,
“but a grin without a cat! It’s the most curious thing I ever saw in my life!”

 

~ Lewis Carroll ~

000 suspiciously spread-eagledStreet art photo taken in the Passage des Patriarchs in Paris in May 2016.

Previous posts about Alice can be accessed here:

https://nitepoetry.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/mad-hatter-hallucinations-part-one/

https://nitepoetry.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/mad-hatter-hallucinations-part-2/

https://nitepoetry.wordpress.com/2014/01/10/436/


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