Posts Tagged With: Music

trees talk

 

“Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.”

 

~ Kahlil Gibran ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a dendrochronological sample of a tree felled in the year 30 AD, taken in March 2018.


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la muse

 

“Fool,” said my muse to me. “Look in thy heart and write.”

 

~ Philip Sidney ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2018.


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first time

 

“Damn the rules, it’s the feeling that counts.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art in Paris taken in September 2017.


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rainbows raining down

 

“Poetry is a phantom script telling how
rainbows are made and why they go away.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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


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jesse / plain jane

 

“Music is the cup which holds the wine of silence.”

 

~ Robert Fripp ~

 

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


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musique et danse

 

“And those who were seen dancing
were thought to be insane
by those who could not hear the music.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Berlin January 2018.


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the public note

 

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.”

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bourgoin-Jallieu, France at the RIO Festival in May 2019.


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imagine

 

“Man will never be free until the last king is strangled
with the entrails of the last priest.”

 

~ Denis Diderot ~

 

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


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the fragment of a tear

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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


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élan vital

 

“The only truth is music.”

 

~ Jack Kerouac ~

 

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


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embonpoint

 

I know my breasts, small as plums, would win no blue ribbons.
But in your hands they tremble and fill with song like plump, white birds.”

 

~ Cecilia Llompart ~

 

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Digitally enhanced and colourised image created from an analog black and white photo taken in November 1981.


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smile

 

“Everyone smiles in the same language.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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IMMEDIATE CURTAIN

 

“Life is a cosmic joke.”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in December 2019. Poem title borrowed from Robert Wyatt’s song “Immediate Curtain” from the album ‘Matching Mole.’


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SIREN

 

“It is natural to indulge in the illusions of hope.
We are apt to shut our eyes to that siren
until she allures us to our death.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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


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ONE REAL STONED HEP CAT

 

“But every junkie’s like a settin’ sun.”

 

~ Neil Young ~

 

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


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LUNACY

 

“Dost thou not feel them slip, how cold! how cold!
The moon’s thin wavering finger-tips, along thy throat?”

 

~ Adelaide Crapsey ~

 

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


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MOONCHILD

 

“She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness.”

 

~ A.J. Lawless ~

 

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


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WORDSMITH

 

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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


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TRANE

 

“I want to speak to their souls.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

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


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TALK TALK

 

“Many talk as easily as they breathe,
and with quite as little thought.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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