Posts Tagged With: Past

now

 

“Quantum est in rebus inane!”
“How much folly there is in human affairs.”

 

~ Aulus Persius Flaccus ~

 

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


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golden fleece

 

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

 

~ Anne Sexton ~

 

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


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the day after

 

“Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting.”

 

~ Dejan Stojanovic ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of mold on a wall, taken in Paris in May 2018.


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tiptoe away

 

“Like those crabs which dress themselves with seaweed,
we wear belief and custom.”

 

~ Cyril Connolly ~

 

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


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saxophones

 

“Sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2017.


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dreambo

 

“A memory is what is left when something happens
and does not completely unhappen.”

 

~ Edward de Bono ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2011.


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la mort est pour toujours

 

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.”

 

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~

 

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


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que sais-je?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a statue of the essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne located at the Square Paul-Painlevé in Paris, taken in June 2019.


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a long uncertain ride

 

A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke,
only man can prevent.”

 

~ Elie Wiesel ~

 

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


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only ever now

 

“Tomorrow does not exist. There is only now.”

 

~ James Clavell ~

 

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


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étreinte de l’ange

 

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

 

~ Emile M. Cioran ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in May 2018.


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season of silence

 

“I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge
of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me.”

 

~ Haruki Murakami ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Winter 2002.


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circle game

 

“Humanity is the refuse of spirit.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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long shadows

 

“Some shadows are so long, they arrive before the light.”

 

~ Terry Pratchett ~

 

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


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the ghosts of my life

 

“Maybe before you die, it’s your ghosts you see.”

 

~ Lauren Oliver ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of a Polaroid negative taken sometime around 1970.


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never looked back

 

“I never waste time looking back.”

 

~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~

 

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


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the moon hung fat and high

 

“Au clair de la lune prête moi ta plume pour écrire un mot…”
“In the moonlight lend me your pen to write a word…”

 

~ French Folk Song “Au Clair de la Lune” ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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no future for fools

 

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

 

~ Zadie Smith ~

 

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


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in-betweens

 

“I’m a strange new kind of in-between thing aren’t I,
not at home with the dead nor with the living.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2010.


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for all our lives

 

“…she pulled apart roses to appreciate the thorns……”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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


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