Posts Tagged With: Passion

UNSOILED AND UNSINNED

 

“What though the rose have prickles, yet ’tis pluck’d.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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LES SECRETS LES MOINS AVOUÉS DE LA CHAIR

 

“Je suis un mensonge qui dit toujours la vérité.”

“I am a lie that always tells the truth.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an umbilicus taken in Spring 2001.


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CUPPA JAVA

 

“To do good work one must eat well, be well housed,
have one’s fling from time to time, smoke one’s pipe,
and drink one’s coffee in peace.”

 

~ Vincent Van Gogh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Le Dôme Café in Paris in July 2014.


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OUR POISON SWEET

 

“…drink my lovely, drink it down…”

 

~nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2015.


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REDOLENCE

 

“Ah, but I was so much older then,
I’m younger than that now…”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2015.


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SUMMER IT WAS

 

“Life, now, was unfolding before me, constantly and visibly,
like the flowers of summer that drop fanlike petals on eternal soil.”

 

~ Roman Payne ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a painting taken in Paris in May 2015.


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SOFT LIES

 

“It is hot, the light is strong and I have an extraordinary sense of clarity,
although quite what is clear I cannot express.”

 

~ Lyudmila Ulitskaya ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created in May 2012 from a painting by G. Barth.


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HOT SCALES SLITHER

 

“Caught between the tongue and the taste.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

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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 ~

 

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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 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a painting, taken in Paris, date unknown.


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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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