Posts Tagged With: Music

THE DEATH OF A ROSE

 

“When I have plucked the rose,
I cannot give it vital growth again,
it needs must wither.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 the death of a rose

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


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A THIEF

 

When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

 

~ George R.R. Martin ~

 

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


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STARING AT EMPTY PAGES

 

This was in September 1970…
and then, just six short years later, I was already
thinking back to those more innocent times…
and now today it is all so much more distant,
so very far away and yet still so very near…

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia in September 2008.


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THE RED ROOM

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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


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ALL THAT COMES AFTER

 

“Without love and laughter there is no joy;
live amid love and laughter.”

 

~ Horace ~

 

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


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INTO RAGE

 

“We are all sentenced to solitary confinement
inside our own skins, for life.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

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ALL I NEED

 

“There’s never enough of the stuff you can’t get enough of.”

 

~ Patrick H.T. Doyle ~

 

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


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MEWLING MOUTHIFICATIONS

 

“The only thing better than singing is more singing.”

 

~ Ella Fitzgerald ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018. Photo courtesy Wampe Enterprises.


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WITH A FORK

 

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas.
I’m frightened of the old ones.”

 

~ John Cage ~

 

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


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NO REHEARSAL

 

“Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of my lovely Ladies taken sometime around 1991.


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LORELEI’S GHOST

 

“Beneath me flows the Rhine,
and, like the stream of Time,
it flows amid the ruins of the Past.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Rhine taken in February 2016.


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UNIVERSYMPHONY

 

May night continue to fall upon the orchestra.”

 

~ Andre Breton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of The Colours and Voices Orchestra taken in November 2019. Photo courtesy Flora Flowerchild.


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SWEET RUM NIPPLES

 

“I have put my talent into writing,
my genius I have saved for living.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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THE FIRST ACT IN THE TRAGEDY OF TOUCH

 

“Touch has a memory.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo (detail) of a restored Roman mosaic taken in June 2004.


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THE PRICE PAID

 

“Every luxury must be paid for,
and everything is a luxury,
starting with being in this world.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

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


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THE PUBLIC NOTE

 

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

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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


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ELECTRICITY

 

“Mysterious affair, electricity.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Aldo Vitalen taken in Paris in June 2019.


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ME AND MARA

 

“A poet is a man who puts up a ladder to a star
and climbs it while playing a violin.”

 

~ Edmond de Goncourt ~

 

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


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SING ELECTRIC

 

“O I say these are not the parts and poems
of the body only, but of the soul…”

 

~ Walt Whitman ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of the negative of a ruined Polaroid photo taken in late 1967.


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RUTHSONG

 

“i wrote this when i was twenty-one for a very talented
lovely lady cellist who graced my life briefly…”

 

~ erik geoffrey barth a.k.a. nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a July 2020 scan of a card made 48 years ago by Ruth.


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