Posts Tagged With: Moon

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 ~

 

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


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like the moon

 

“The eye is always caught by light,
but shadows have more to say.”

 

~ Gregory Maguire ~

 

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


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full blood wolf moon

 

“For us there is only one season, the season of sorrow.
The very sun and moon seem taken from us.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2019.


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serious moonlight

 

“Let’s sway under the moonlight, this serious moonlight…”

 

~ David Bowie ~

 

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


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the silence descends

 

“Everything has a secret soul,
which is silent more often than it speaks.”

 

~ Wassily Kandinsky ~

 

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


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paradox three – excerpt

 

“Pitch-black winter nights live in my bones.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Winter 1988.


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mare nostrum

 

Δέδυκε μὲν ἀ σελάννα
καὶ Πληΐαδες, μέσαι δέ
νύκτες, πάρα δ’ ἔρχετ’ ὤρα,
ἔγω δὲ μόνα κατεύδω.

 

“The moon and the Pleiades have set,
it is midnight,
time is passing,
but I sleep alone.”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken near the island of Thera (Santorini) in 1992.


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touching

 

“The flames you keep touching when you’re young,
you keep right ahead on touching when you’re older.”

 

~ Will Walton ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the mid 1980’s.


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slabber

 

“It is the dirt within men’s hearts that is most offensive;
the filth you cannot see.”

 

~ Jocelyn Murray ~

 

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


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obscured by clouds

 

“I do not choose the right word, I get rid of the wrong one.”

 

~ A.E. Housman ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2022.


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tiptoe away

 

“Like those crabs which dress themselves with seaweed,
we wear belief and custom.”

 

~ Cyril Connolly ~

 

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


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ladder to the moon

 

“That I could clamber to the frozen moon.
And draw the ladder after me.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

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


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same ol’ moon

 

“Lend me thy pen to write a word in the moonlight…”

 

~ from a French folk song ~

 

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


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howl moonwards

 

“Be again, be again. (Pause.)
All that old misery. (Pause.)
Once wasn’t enough for you.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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


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the moon hung fat and high

 

“Au clair de la lune prête moi ta plume pour écrire un mot…”
“In the moonlight lend me your pen to write a word…”

 

~ French Folk Song “Au Clair de la Lune” ~

 

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


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with a fork

 

“The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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wordless

 

“I have no words for my reality.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from photos taken in Paris in May and June 2019.


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two candles burning

 

“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Notre Dame in Paris in July 2014.


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terpsichore

 

“Terpsikhore summons me to sing.”

 

~ Corinna ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Crete in October 1992.


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moon over me

 

“There are nights when the wolves are silent
and only the moon howls.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

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


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