Posts Tagged With: Paradox

THE FINAL ACT

 

“I knew if I waited around long enough something like this would happen.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

(epitaph)

 

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PISS POT PHILOSOPHY

 

“Even as a child I felt in my heart two opposite emotions:
the horror of life and the ecstasy of life.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

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THE SECRET OF THE PARADOX

 

“Ah, but I was so much younger then…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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PARADOX

 

“What? do I love her,
that I desire to hear her speak again,
and feast upon her eyes.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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STARSLEEP

 

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

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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SOMETIMES

 

“If they don’t appreciate your presence,
perhaps you should try giving them your absence.”

 

~ Tinku Razoria ~

 

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QUE SAIS-JE?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

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WHERE I BELONG

 

“The chief danger about Paris is
that it is such a strong stimulant.”

 

~ T.S. Eliot ~

 

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PHALLUS DEI

 

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

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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REFLECTING IN THE LIGHT

 

“The shadows: some hide, others reveal.”

 

~Antonio Porch ~

 

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MOON DANCE

 

“And all the night’s magic seems to whisper and hush,
And all the soft moonlight seems to shine in your blush,
Can I just have one more moondance with you, my love…”

 

~ Van Morrison ~

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DRIFTIN’

 

“I’ve been drifting like a dream out on the sea,
I’ve been drifting in between you and me.”

 

~ Tim Buckley ~

 

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PORTAILS PARALLÈLES

 

“What if, instead of a parallel universe,
there’s a perpendicular universe?”

 

~ Robert Breault ~

 

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PARALLEL PERPLEXIONS

 

“Parallel lines meet in eternity but
Parallel lives meet for tea.”

 

~ Gary Gach ~

 

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REGARDE COMME TU ES

 

“Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.”

 

~ Eugene O’ Neill ~

 

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ENTWINE, ENTANGLE AND RECEDE

 

Life is a long road on a short journey.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

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DREAM WITHIN A DREAM

 

Days are stringed instruments
and every one strikes a different note.”

 

~ Kenneth Alfred Evelyn Alexander ~

 

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PARADOX – TWO

 

This is the third installment in a continuing series of excerpts
taken from a long prose poem started at the end of the 1980’s.

 

 

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PARADOX – ONE

 

This is the second installment in a continuing series of excerpts
taken from a long prose poem started at the end of the 1980’s.

 

 

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PARADOX – OVERTURE

 

This is the first installment in a continuing series of excerpts
taken from a long prose poem started at the end of the 1980’s.

 

 

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