Posts Tagged With: Night

cobweb strange

 

“And alien tears will fill for him pity’s long broken urn,
for his mourners will be outcast men,
and outcasts always mourn.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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lamp

 

“Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness.”

 

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Roman lamp taken in 2004.


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when the owls awaken

 

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”

 

~ Vincent van Gogh ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Glauberg, Germany in August 1986.


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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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the impression

 

“To create an unfavorable impression,
it is not necessary that certain things should be true,
but that they have been said.”

 

~ William Hazlitt ~

 

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


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midnightmare

 

“They’ve promised that dreams can come true –
but forgot to mention that nightmares are dreams, too.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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paradox

 

“What? do I love her,
that I desire to hear her speak again,
and feast upon her eyes.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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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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one evening’s moon

 

“We ran as if to meet the moon.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2003.


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blabberwockey

 

“It seems to fill my head with ideas –
only I don’t know exactly what they are.”

 

~ Lewis Carroll ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2020 of a chondrite meteorite that was found in Morocco in 2019.


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points of light

 

“I know there is infinity beyond ourselves.
I wonder if there is infinity within.”

 

~ Charles Lindbergh ~

 

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


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l’extase de l’insomnie

 

“Sleeping is no mean art:
for its sake one must stay awake all day.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 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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dreams fading

 

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who
can only find his way by moonlight,
and his punishment is that he sees
the dawn before the rest of the world.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2009.


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ghosts

 

“We both drowned under the waves of words we weren’t saying.”

 

~ Ben Maxfield ~

 

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


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a colour of dust

 

“Dust into Dust, and under Dust to lie,
Sans Wine, sans Song, sans Singer, and-sans End!”

 

~ Omar Khayyam ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a painting made in Summer 1968 by the author.


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slowly sinking into night

 

“We are made of starstuff.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in September 1980.


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PHASES AND SHADOWS

 

“If I die in this city let my soul drown in the Seine,
don’t make the wheel start up again,
then is now and now is then, it’s the same thing…”

 

~ John Greaves ~

 

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


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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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INNOCENCE

 

“Innocence crafts its own demise.”

 

~ F.T. McKinstry ~

 

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


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