Posts Tagged With: Passion

HOT SCALES SLITHER

 

“Caught between the tongue and the taste.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

000 hot scales slither

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in France in June 2006.


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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 ~

 

000 poète maudit

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


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STARS

 

“Non est ad astra mollis e terris via”
“There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.”

 

~Seneca ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2016.


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LEPIDOPTERA FANTASTIC

 

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

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2013.


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MIRACLE

 

“Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall,
but wise words endure.”

 

~ Edward Thorndike ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a wall advertisement taken in the Marais district of Paris in July 2013.


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LESSONS IN THE HALF LIGHT

 

“We came whirling out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust…”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Summer 2004.


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LE PEINTRE DU PRINTEMPS

 

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

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


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ELECTRIC ECLECTIC

 

“Mysterious affair, electricity.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced solarized image created from a photo taken in April 2021.


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POTPOURRI

 

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.”

 

~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1971.


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THE EPITOME OF SIN

 

“The only difference between the saint and the sinner
is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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THE TERPSICHORE OF TENDERNESS

 

“Tenderness is the rest of passion.”

 

~ Joseph Joubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Mlle M. Rellew taken in February 2021.


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ONE DAY LESS

 

 

“But dare rather to quit the platform,
plunge into the sublime seas,
dive deep, and swim far…”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

Digitally enhanced painting created in May 2012.


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THIN AROUND CAUSE

 

“We postulate that time is thin around the cause
and dense around the effect.”

 

~ Nikolai Kozyrev ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Seine taken in Paris in May 2011.


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FROM THE STARS STRUNG

 

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the summer of 1985.


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CRINKLE CRANKLE

 

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I –
I took the one less traveled by,
and that has made all the difference.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken of the ruins of the Celtic defensive wall on the Altkönig mountain in Germany in the summer of 1985.


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THE SILENCE OF HER LIES

 

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.”

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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


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TOO TIRED TO TRY

 

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of sandstone quartzite taken in Paris in May 2018.


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LAST FEW BREATHS

 

“When a man dies, his secrets bond like crystals, like frost on a window.
His last breath obscures the glass.” 

 

~ Anne Michaels ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1989.


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WHAT IT COST ME

 

“Passion pursues; love surrenders.”

 

~ Janet Todd ~

 

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


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COFFEE CORNER

 

“I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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


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