Posts Tagged With: Nightmare

TÊTE-À-TÊTES

 

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

 

~ French Proverb ~

 

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THE SUMMER THAT WASN’T

 

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

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

000 the summer that wasn't

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HAPPY

 

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

 

~ Colette ~

 

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JUNGLE

 

“Life is a zoo in a jungle.”

 

~ Peter De Vries ~

 

000 jungle

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

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FROM THE UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT

 

“There are no causes, only raisins.”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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THE CAGE

 

“The bars on our cage are of our own making.”

 

~ Jessie Burton ~

 

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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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SAILOR

 

“We sailed for parts unknown to man,
where ships come home to die…”

 

~ Keith Reid ~

 

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SHAT

 

“An hour may destroy what an age was building.”

 

~ English Proverb ~

 

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MONSTRE

 

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.”

 

~ Francisco de Goya y Lucientes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the sculpture “Monstre” by Léopold Chauveau taken in Paris in June 2019.


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MEDARD AT MIDNIGHT

 

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

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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PAS D’AVENIR

 

“Hope always comes after evil has done its work.
We cannot keep living on hope, though.”

 

~ Erik Pevernagie ~

 

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RED NIGHTMARE

 

“Into what nightmare thingness am I fallen?”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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BARÏRÏTU

 

“Sexuality is the lyricism of the masses.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

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A THOUSAND DEATHS AGAIN

 

“I have often lamented that we cannot close our ears
with as much ease as which we close our eyes.”

 

~ Richard Steele ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a sculpture called “Monster” by Léopold Chauveau taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE CRYSTAL BALL

 

“Life is like a maze in which you try to avoid the exit.”

 

~ Roger von Oech ~

 

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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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