Posts Tagged With: Nothingness

THE ABSURDITY OF LIGHT

 

“give me back all those things i never gave,
so I shan’t be able to take them to my grave,
the burning flames and the booming voice,
all the decisions that were never really a choice…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in England in June 2007.


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THE RED ROOM

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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


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CRACKS AND CREVICES

 
“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

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


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IN AN INSTANT

 

“The universe is bringing our dreams to life, but unfortunately,
it is also bringing our nightmares that little bit closer as well.”

 

~ Anthony T. Hincks ~

 

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


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SEED

 

“Words are also seeds,
and when dropped into the invisible spiritual substance,
they grow and bring forth after their kind.”

 

~ Charles Fillmore ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in March 2020..


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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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OMBRES SUR MON MUR

 

“Like a shadow, I am and I am not.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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


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ÉTREINTE DE L’ANGE

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile
and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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


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CES VIEILLES MAINS

 

“Last night I woke up with someone squeezing my hand.
It was my other hand.”

 

~ William S. Burroughs ~

 

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


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PHALLUS DEI

 

“To live is the rarest thing in the world.
Most people exist, that is all.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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THE LIGHT

 

“The trouble with people is not that they don’t know
but that they know so much that ain’t so.”

 

~ Josh Billings ~

 

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


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L’ŒUF

 

“At the very dawn of religion,
God was a woman.
Do you remember?”

 

~ Merlin Stone ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Pyrite formation in Quartz taken in Paris in June 2018.


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AN ABSENCE OF EVERYTHING

 

“Every word is like an unnecessary stain
on silence and nothingness.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

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


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ALL OUR BEING ENDS

 

“At the moment when we end,
all our being ends with us.”

 

~ Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti de Mirabeau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2018.


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DREAMSTONE

 

“Once I blazed across the sky,
Leaving trails of flame;
I fell to earth, and here I lie –
Who’ll help me up again?”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a chondrite meteorite taken in Paris in June 2018.


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RÉFLEXIONS

 

“It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence
which allows us to realize for moments that we are living.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

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


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ECHOES

 

“Consciousness is a being
the nature of which
is to be conscious of
the nothingness of its being.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Dordogne region of France in June 1985.


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FLY

 

“Mere curiosity adds wings to every step.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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HOWL INTO THE ENDLESS NIGHT

 

I admit that I am an old man.
I read my years in my mirror,
others read them on my brow.”

 

~ Petrarch ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in November 2017.


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LAST LEAF

 

No one but Night, with tears on her dark face,
Watches beside me in this windy place.

 

~ Edna St. Vincent Millay ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in November 2017.


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