Posts Tagged With: Past

NO REHEARSAL

 

“Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.”

 

~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of my lovely Ladies taken sometime around 1991.


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LORELEI’S GHOST

 

“Beneath me flows the Rhine,
and, like the stream of Time,
it flows amid the ruins of the Past.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the Rhine taken in February 2016.


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AFTERLIFE

 

“Memory is the only afterlife I have ever believed in.
But the forgetting inside us cannot be stopped.
We are programmed to betray.”

 

~ Michael Ignatieff ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an archaeological find material storage depot taken in the early 1990’s.


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ON THE MENU HERE

 

“I was merely a disinterested spectator at the Banquet of Life.”

 

~ Elaine Dundy ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a pocket camera photo taken near Agia-Anna, Naxos, Greece in August 1979.


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GRAY

 

“A gray day provides the best light.”

 

~ Leonardo da Vinci ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2010.


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STRANGE HOW WE MET

 

“We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.”

 

~ Anthony Burgess ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in August 2020 from two scans of a signed Penguin edition of A Clockwork Orange. From the author’s personal collection.


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THE FIRST ACT IN THE TRAGEDY OF TOUCH

 

“Touch has a memory.”

 

~ John Keats ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo (detail) of a restored Roman mosaic taken in June 2004.


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FROM THE ASHES

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2019.


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A LOOSE DISGUISE

 

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Back Bay, Virginia in June 1977.


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THE PRICE PAID

 

“Every luxury must be paid for,
and everything is a luxury,
starting with being in this world.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

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


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