Posts Tagged With: Perspective

MY MOTHER’S ASHES

 

“Pulvis et umbra sumus.”
“We are dust and shadows.”

 

~ Horace ~

 

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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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IN THE FLICKERING LIGHT

 

“If you look at Paleolithic cave paintings, you see how
people were depicted inside nature, not outside it.
It was a kind of dream time…”

 

~ Gregory Colbert ~

 

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BUMBLE

 

“Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive
the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

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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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KARMA

 
“Thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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MELANCHOLY

 

“But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve…”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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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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SPEED OF DARKNESS

 

“No matter how fast light travels
it finds the darkness has always got there first,
and is waiting for it.”

 

~ Terry Pratchett ~

 

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AN UNLISTED NUMBER

 

“Oblivion is the flower that grows best on graves.”

 

~ George Sand ~

 

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WITHERS

 

“It will not always be summer; build barns.”

 

~ Hesiod ~

 

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FOSSILIZED INSTANCES

 
“Though we are made of memories,
we live only in the here and now.”

 

~ Sue Halpern ~

 

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LA NUIT NOIRE

 

“Tomorrow night is nothing
but one long sleepless wrestle
with yesterday’s omissions and regrets.”

 

~ William Faulkner ~

 

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NEXT

 

“If everything on earth were rational, nothing would happen.”

 

~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky ~

 

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HER BRIGHT EMBRACE

 

“Landlords, like all other men,
love to reap where they never sowed.”

 

~ Karl Marx ~

 

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MEMORIES

 

“The days are short, the sun a spark
hung thin between the dark and dark.”

 

~ John Updike ~

 

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TRICKLE DOWN

 

“A nation will not survive morally or economically
when so few have so much and so many have so little.”

 

~ Bernie Sanders ~

 

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THE PROMISE OF A BLOSSOM

 

“A pneumatic toy frog hops onto a lily pad, trembling.
Beneath the surface, lies terror.”

 

~ Thomas Pynchon ~

 

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ETERNAL NIGHT

 

“We live along the shores of night, at the edge of the eternal sea.”

 

~ Jack McDevitt ~

 

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THISTLES AND THORNS

 

“If your thought is a rose, you are a rose garden;
and if it is a thistle, you are fuel for the fire.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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