Posts Tagged With: Mystery

nothing

 

“We can regard our life as a uselessly disturbing episode
in the blissful repose of nothingness.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

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a purpose

 

“The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand
as in what direction we are moving.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in September 2007.


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the deception

 

“So much of life, it seems to me,
is determined by pure randomness.”

 

~ Sidney Poitier ~

 

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THE DECEMBER DREAM

 

“The world itself is but a series of footnotes
to a vast unfinished masterpiece.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

Digitally enhanced image cropped and created from a photo taken in October 2017, provided courtesy of Euterpe Enterprises. Used with permission.


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CAMOUFLAGED

 

“The only sure camouflage was unpredictability.”

 

~ Margaret Atwood ~

 

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SING

 

“Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody,
it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.”

 

~ Janis Joplin ~

 

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THE MOVEMENT OF AIR

 

“A painter paints pictures on canvas.
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

 

~ Leopold Stokowski ~

 

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STRATEGY

 

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

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the interior of the West Kennet Long Barrow taken in England in July 1983.


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SHINY BLACK ADJECTIVES

 

“Life is a verb, not a noun.”

 

~ Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~

 

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MY BLANK PAGES

 

“The blank page gives us the right to dream.”

 

~ Gaston Bachelard ~

 

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ONE NIGHTMORE

 

“If songs were lines in a conversation,
the situation would be fine…”

 

~ Nick Drake ~

 

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CAMOUFLAGED

 

“The only sure camouflage was unpredictability.”

 

~ Margaret Atwood ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in June 2019.


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NEXUS

 

“And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

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RENDEZVOUS

 

“I have a rendezvous with life.”

 

~ Countee Cullen ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the clock in the Musée d’Orsay taken in Paris in June 2019.


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DEATH AND COBWEBS

 

“When you bring the light into your dark house,
that is when you see the cobwebs and spiders.”

 

~ Rajneesh ~

 

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ALWAYS THERE

 

“It is one of the superstitions of the human mind
to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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THE WINDOW

 

“Dying is an art, like everything else.”

 

~ Sylvia Plath ~

 

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RUE DE JACOB REFLECTIONS

 

“Grow old along with me!
The best is yet to be,
the last of life,
for which the first was made.”

 

~ Robert Browning ~

 

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THE DECEMBER DREAM

 

“In life we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret,
an unreachable dream and an unforgettable love.”

 

~ Diego Marchi ~

 

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PORTRAIT IN THE COLOUR OF MODESTY

 

“So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.”

 

~ Juvenal ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2018.


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