Posts Tagged With: Passion

LUNACY

 

“Dost thou not feel them slip, how cold! how cold!
The moon’s thin wavering finger-tips, along thy throat?”

 

~ Adelaide Crapsey ~

 

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THE ANGEL OF DEATH

 

“Is it possible that existence is our exile
and nothingness our home?”

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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NOT THE QUESTION

 

“There is always an easy solution to every problem –
neat, plausible, and wrong.”

 

~ H. L. Mencken ~

 

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THE VIRGIN

 

“Virginity is the poetry, not the reality, of life.”

 

~ Alphonse de Lamartine ~

 

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LA COULEUR DE LA VIE

 

“Life is about using the whole box of crayons.”

 

~ RuPaul ~

 

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TRANE

 

“I want to speak to their souls.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

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ONE HEART SHARED

 

“The heart will break, but broken live on.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

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SEVEN DEADLY SINS

 
“All the seven deadly sins are peccadilloes
but without three of them, Pride, Lust, and Sloth,
poetry might never have been born.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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TALK TALK

 

“Many talk as easily as they breathe,
and with quite as little thought.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

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IN THE KEY OF COME HITHER…

 

“Our work is not to become unique. We are unique.
Our work is to unleash our sense of adventure
and to allow the inner whisper that says
“come hither” to be reason enough to go.”

 

~ Vironika Tugaleva ~

 

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THE MOON STARES DOWN

 

“Before the winter fire,
I will still be dreaming,
I have no thought of time.”

 

~ Sandy Denny ~

 

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POUR L’AMOUR DES LIVRES

 

“It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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SING

 

“Singing, it’s like it’s like loving somebody,
it’s a supreme emotional and physical experience.”

 

~ Janis Joplin ~

 

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TWO BECOME ONE BECOMES TWO

 

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together is reality.”

 

~ Yoko Ono ~

 

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HERMAPHRODITE

 

“Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.”

 

~ Milan Kundera ~

 

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LE CŒUR D’HARLEQUIN

 

“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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THE PIERCED HEART

 

“Stab the body and it heals,
but injure the heart
and the wound lasts a lifetime.”

 

~ Mineko Iwasaki ~

 

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FLIGHTS OF FANCY

 

“Some might think that the creativity, imagination,
and flights of fancy that give my life meaning are insanity.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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SLICES

 

“I am not interested in a slice of life,
what I want is a slice of the imagination.”

 

~ Carlos Fuentes ~

 

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