Posts Tagged With: Oblivion

all our being ends

 

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

 

~ Honoré-Gabriel Riqueti de Mirabeau ~

 

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


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my turn to be forgotten

 

“Don’t it always seem to go
that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone…”

 

~ Joni Mitchell ~

 

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


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the ghosts of my life

 

“Maybe before you die, it’s your ghosts you see.”

 

~ Lauren Oliver ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a Polaroid negative taken sometime around 1970.


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cracks and crevices

 

“We are an episode between two oblivions.”

 

~ Thomas Nagel ~

 

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fantômes

 

“The ghosts you chase you never catch.”

 

~ John Malkovich ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2019.


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a drowning man

 

“The man in ecstasy and the man drowning: both raise their arms.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

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


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exit strategy

 

“And blind oblivion swallowed cities up.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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a personal observation

 

“Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

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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 ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2019.


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lullaby for losers

 

“Ignoranus: A person who’s both stupid and an asshole.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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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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the event horizon

 

“The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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film noir

 

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

 

~ Raymond Chandler ~

 

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the stolen years

 
“My mind is the only sanctuary that has not been stolen from me.”

 

~ Christopher Paolini ~

 

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


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this too shall pass

 

“What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.”

 

~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~

 

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


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the great silence

 

“Humans, if nothing else, have the good sense to die.”

 

~ Markus Zusak ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by HeartCraft taken in Paris in May 2019.


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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 ~

 

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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 a photo taken in Paris in May 2019.


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CASTING SHADOWS

 

“We think not in words but in shadows of words.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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LE PETIT POISSON

 

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

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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