Posts Tagged With: Memories

TÊTE-À-TÊTES

 

“L’automne est le silence avant l’hiver.”
“Autumn is the hush before winter.”

 

~ French Proverb ~

 

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


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FLESH AND BONE

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth;
and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a X-ray created by RZFW in February 2016.


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ONCE BROKEN

 

“In matters of the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.”

 

~ Madame de Stael ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2015.


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TICK TOCK

 

“Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.”

 

~ Hector Berlioz

 

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


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NO QUARTER

 

“The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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


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WHAT WE WANT TO SEE

 

“We are always remaking history.
Our memory is always
an interpretive reconstruction of the past,
so is perspective.”

 

~ Umberto Eco ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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THIS EXCREMENT UNCTION

 

“So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1992.


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IN ALL THE SILENCE THAT IS SLEEP

 

“Silence is the speech of love.”

 

~ Richard Henry Stoddard ~

 

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


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THIS YEAR OF PLAGUE

 

“Both of us victims of the same twentieth-century plague.

Not the Black Death, this time; the Gray Life.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Autumn 2001.


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MY TURN TO BE FORGOTTEN

 

“Don’t it always seem to go
that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…”

 

~ Joni Mitchell ~

 

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


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GOLDEN FLEECE

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

~ Anne Sexton ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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ALWAYS BAREFOOT IN THE BRAMBLES

 

“All memories fade away in the end. Then, only dreams are left.
And because they are all we have, we confide our life’s worries to them.”

 

~ Philippe Forest ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1988.


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THE DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Though now, of all that could have been, there is nothing.”

 

~ James Richardson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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IN SEPARATE ROOMS FOR YEARS

 

“A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.”

 

~ Michel de Montaigne ~

 

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THE SECRET OF THE PARADOX

 

“Ah, but I was so much younger then…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

 

“A closed mouth catches no flies.”

 

~ Miguel De Cervantes ~

 

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AFTERLIFE

 

“Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in.
But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped.
We are programmed to betray.”

 

~ Michael Ignatieff ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an archaeological find material storage depot taken in the early 1990’s.


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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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A LOOSE DISGUISE

 

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Back Bay, Virginia in June 1977.


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PUDDING

 

“It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.”

 

~ Aesop ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2015.


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