Posts Tagged With: Paris

POÈTE MAUDIT

 

“What can an eternity of damnation matter
to someone who has felt, if only for a second,
the infinity of delight?”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in February 2007.


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MAYPOLE

 

“I ought to be jealous of the tower.
She is more famous than I am.”

 

~ Gustave Eiffel ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Soufflot in Paris in May 2011.


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FRAME OF REFERENCE

 

“Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it;
humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves
that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference.”

 

~ Ken Poirot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale in the Bois de Vincennes in Paris in May 2013.


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STAINED GLASS WINDOWS

 

“For she had eyes and chose me.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced cropped detail from an original photo taken in Paris in July 2014.


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MOON SHINES DOWN

 

“Pain is universal, even the stars weep…”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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LAST NIGHT ALIVE

 

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

 

~ Mae West ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 1991.


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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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HALF FULL

 

“Don’t hold your breath…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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TRAVELLERS LOST

 

“In your light I learn how to love.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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


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NO FUTURE FOR FOOLS

 

“The past is always tense, the future perfect.”

 

~ Zadie Smith ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2015.


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RIB DANCE

 

“Should I have brought earplugs?”

 

~ Kurt Nielsen ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2015.


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UNREALITY

 

“I like the unreality of your mind;
the whole thing is very splendid and voluptuous and absurd.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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


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WASTED SPACE

 

“Someday” is a disease that will take
your dreams to the grave with you.”

 

~ Timothy Ferriss ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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BRUSHED WITH A BLUSH

 

“A blush is no language; only a dubious flag – signal
which may mean either of two contradictories.”

 

~ George Eliot ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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GARGOYLE SANS CATHEDRAL

 

“One drop of wine is enough to redden a whole glass of water.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a gargoyle on one of the towers of Notre Dame Cathedral taken in Paris in July 2013.


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SHINY BLACK ADJECTIVES

 

“Life is a verb, not a noun.”

 

~ Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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DEN OF THIEVES

 

“In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

 

~ Hunter S. Thompson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2016.


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GOLDEN FLEECE

“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”

~ Anne Sexton ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2012.


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THE DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Though now, of all that could have been, there is nothing.”

 

~ James Richardson ~

 

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


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