Posts Tagged With: Love

HOT SCALES SLITHER

 

“Caught between the tongue and the taste.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

000 hot scales slither

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in France in June 2006.


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PETALS PLUCKED

 

“I can’t feel a thing;
All mournful petal storms are dancing
inside the very private spring of my head.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

000 petals plucked

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


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INTO THE SILENCE

 

“The end of life has its own nature, also worth our attention.”

 

~ Mary Oliver ~

 

000 into the silence

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


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POÈTE MAUDIT

 

“What can an eternity of damnation matter
to someone who has felt, if only for a second,
the infinity of delight?”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

000 poète maudit

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in February 2007.


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AN APRIL NIGHT

 

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.”

 

~ Anais Nin ~

 

000 an april night

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


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DÉSHABILLÉ

 

“The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 déshabillé

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ALWAYS EVENING

 

“I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

000 always evening

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1982.


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THE DISTANCE OF MYTH

 

“For time is the longest distance between two places.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken from the summit of one of the Peaks Of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia in the summer of 1977.


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STARS

 

“Non est ad astra mollis e terris via”
“There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.”

 

~Seneca ~

 

000 stars 1

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2016.


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TONGUE OF THE NIGHT

 

“Caught between the tongue and the taste.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

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


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HOLIER THAN THOU

 

“Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.”

 

~ Robert Green Ingersoll ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2019.


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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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OF HER MONSTERS AND MADNESS

 

“When love is not madness, it is not love.”

 

~ Pedro Calderon de la Barca ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a Polaroid negative taken in 1968.


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DUST BY THE SHOVEL

 

“Sometimes she was fine when the moon would shine,
    unfortunately it was usually cloudy…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Gerhard Marcks’ sculpture Spielende Hengste  (Frolicking Stallions) (1962) taken in 1980..


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SO MUCH PAIN

 

“Love, like most things in life, has its light and its dark side.
It is seldom a straightforward simple undertaking.
This paradoxical two-sidedness is a fundamental aspect,
an observable premise in all that exists in the universe.
Think of matter and energy. Good and evil. To be or not to be.
Misunderstanding this basic concept is what it means to be human…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Summer 1986.


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THE OIL OF YOU

 

“And ever has it been known that love knows not
its own depth until the hour of separation.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Vénus Sortant Du Bain by Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain taken in Paris in June 2019.


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FROM THE STARS STRUNG

 

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the summer of 1985.


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CELLARING

 

“So let’s drink some wine and have a good time,
but if you really want to come through
let the good time have you…”

 

~Kevin Ayers ~

 

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


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FOR SOME DAMN REASON

 

“I wish for a bright day, damn why I don’t wish for a bright life!”

 

~ Irfa Rahat ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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FIRST BREATH

“Love is the eternal first breath.”

~ Vanna Bonta ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a colour pencil sketch done in 1978.


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