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STARDUST

 

“I am one of billions.
I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form.
I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on 
to be other things someday and I will be free.”

 

~ Laini Taylor ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from the photos of two small surface fragments from Mars (left fragment) and the Moon (right fragment), thrown into space by the impact of meteors, taken in October 2016.


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CHANGES

 

“Well, my mind is going through them changes…”

 

~ Buddy Miles ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2014.


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SANDS

 

“The sands of time are quicksands…
so much can sink into them without a trace.”

 

~ Margaret Atwood ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2008.


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THIS TIME

 

“Life seems to always be in flux.
But when it comes to enacting change within ourselves
it is often only an exercise in self-deception…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the sculpture L’Adieu (1941) by Henri Laurens taken in Vienna, Austria in November 1993.


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BITS AND SNIPPETS

 
“A man’s interest in the world is only
an overflow from his interest in himself.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete, in October 1992.


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GOOD DAYS

 

“After your death you will be what you were before your birth.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in December 2000.


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THE LAND OF MAKE-BELIEVE

 

“After all, what could you expect from a pig but a grunt?”

 

~ Lucy Maud Montgomery ~

 

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


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A MACABRE AMUSEMENT

 

“What is it to die but to stand naked
in the wind and to melt into the sun?”

 

~ Kahlil Gibran ~

 

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


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MOON OVER ME

 

“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 an original photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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PURE, SIMPLE NOTHING

 

“I love to talk about nothing.
It’s the only thing I know anything about.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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THE EXPERIMENT

 

“We are like butterflies that flutter for a day and think it is forever.”

 

– Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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THE OTHER DAY DOWN IN HELL

 

“We are only born once – twice is not allowed –
and it is necessary that we shall be no more,
for all eternity…”

 

~ Epicurus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1983.


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SARAH

 

“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.”

 

~ William James ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting, circa the mid 1940’s, by my Father’s Mother, taken in December 2019.


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UNE MOSAÏQUE DE TEMPS

 

“Madness conquers,
I can no longer put my mosaics together,
I just cry and laugh.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of a Roman mosaic floor in Pompeii taken in 1996.


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ALL THAT NOTHING

 

“All that nothing causes all that pain…”

 

~ Chris Smither ~

 

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


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PERHAPS

 

“Dreaming is happiness. Waiting is life.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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


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STARSLEEP

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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LA FISSURE

 

“You spend so much time, so much effort,
trying to hold yourself together.
And then everything falls apart anyway.”

 

~ David Levithan ~

 

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


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REMEMBRANCE

 

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.”

 

~ Antonio Porchia ~

 

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


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FADE

 

“Life has to be given a meaning
because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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


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