Posts Tagged With: Nightmare

hung on rusty hinges

 

“Everything hinges on how you look at things.”

 

~ Henry Miller

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2023.


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slabber

 

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

 

~ Jocelyn Murray ~

 

000 slabber

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


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child

 

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think…”

 

~ Margaret Mead ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Mouffetard in Paris in November 2007.


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all this paradise

 

“Think of what a paradise this world would be
if men were kind and wise.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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


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now

 

“Quantum est in rebus inane!”
“How much folly there is in human affairs.”

 

~ Aulus Persius Flaccus ~

 

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


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bête noire

 

“For now they kill me with a living death.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000 bête noire

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


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the long nightmare

 

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.”

 

~ Francisco de Goya ~

 

000 the long nightmare

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


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coda

 

“He was inside the nightmare.”

 

~ Patrick Ness ~

 

000 coda

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


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film noir

 

“It probably started in poetry; almost everything does.”

 

~ Raymond Chandler ~

 

000 film noir

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


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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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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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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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PEACE

 

“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

 

~ George Carlin ~

 

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


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TÊTE-À-TÊTES

 

“L’automne est le silence avant l’hiver.”
“Autumn is the hush before winter.”

 

~ French Proverb ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2010.


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THE SUMMER THAT WASN’T

 

“It will not always be summer: build barns.”

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

000 the summer that wasn't

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


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HAPPY

 

“What a wonderful life I’ve had!
   I only wish I’d realized it sooner.”

 

~ Colette ~

 

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


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JUNGLE

 

“Life is a zoo in a jungle.”

 

~ Peter De Vries ~

 

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


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JUST BEGINNING

 
“The end of laughter and soft lies,
the end of nights we tried to die,
this is the end.”
 
~ Jim Morrison ~
 

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Les grottes de Cougnac in France in June 2006.


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SEXUAL CHESS

 

“Time is a fluid condition which has no existence
except in the momentary avatars of individual people.
There is no such thing as was – only is.”

 

~ William Faulkner ~

 

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


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INCUBUS

 

“Sex ages us. Priests are boyish,
spinsters stay black-haired until after fifty.
We others, the demon rots us out.”

 

~ John Updike ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a Ymir taken in October 2020. (YMIR © Ray Harryhausen).


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