Posts Tagged With: Poetry

TRAPPED

 

“If one has never known freedom,
it is easy to be blind to the gridirons composing one’s cell.”

 

~ Nenia Campbell ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2014.


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MOON SHINES DOWN

 

“Pain is universal, even the stars weep…”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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RAINBOW

 

“…she comes in colors…”

 

~ Mick Jagger – Keith Richards ~

 

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


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YARDSTICK

 

“Ultimately, blind faith is the only kind.”

 

~ Mason Cooley ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of one of the blue Marc Chagall stained glass windows in the church of Saint Stephen in Mainz, Germany taken in September 2012.


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THE MISFIRED BOWL

 

“My thoughts are whirled like a potter’s wheel;
I know not where I am nor what I do.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an antique bowl taken in July 2016.


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THE ABSURDITY OF LIGHT

 

“give me back all those things i never gave,
so I shan’t be able to take them to my grave,
the burning flames and the booming voice,
all the decisions that were never really a choice…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in England in June 2007.


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PASTURES ONCE GREEN AND GROWING

“Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”

~ Khalil Gibran ~

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at The King Barrows on the Salisbury Plain, England in June 2007.


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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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A CHANCE

 

“We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves;
otherwise we harden.”

 

~ Johann Von Goethe ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1952.


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COILED

 

“Nothingness lies coiled in the heart of being – like a worm.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 2019.


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THE DEATH OF A ROSE

 

“When I have plucked the rose,
I cannot give it vital growth again,
it needs must wither.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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FLOW

 

“Solitude is the place of purification.”

 

~ Martin Buber ~

 

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


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WITH CLASS

 

“Few love to hear the sins they love to act.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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DANCES I NEVER DANCED

 

“Opportunity is a bird that never perches.”

 

~ Claude Maxwell MacDonald ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2012.


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FISH IN A TREE

 

“A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.”

 

~ Irina Dunn ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 2002.


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TONGUE OF THE NIGHT

 

“Caught between the tongue and the taste.”

 

~ Anne Carson ~

 

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


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TAPIS

 

“Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.”

 

~ Theodore Roethke ~

 

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


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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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NEW SPRING FLOWERS

 

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world.
Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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


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STOLEN WORDS

 

“Good artists copy, great artists steal.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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


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