Posts Tagged With: Reality

FLESH AND BONE

 

“We are only lightly covered with buttoned cloth;
and beneath these pavements are shells, bones and silence.”

 

~ Virginia Woolf ~

 

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WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a skull from a burial dated to the Late Roman Empire (3rd century CE) taken in June 2014.


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TITBIDS

 

“Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

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TOKEN

 

“But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books…”

 

~ Mary Augusta Ward ~

 

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


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UP TO OUR ASHES

 

“Love. Of course, love.
Flames for a year, ashes for thirty.”

 

~ Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1983.


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READ THEM THEIR RIGHTS

 

“Passion often renders the most clever man a fool,
and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.”

 

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

 

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


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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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A NEW ABNORMAL

 

“The abnormal always excites aversion, distrust, and fear.”

 

~ H.P. Lovecraft ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary island of La Gomera in 1991.


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HILDA AND HUBERT

 

“If you’re going to do something tonight that
you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.”

 

~ Henny Youngman ~

 

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HALCYON

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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SHARDS OF LIGHT

 

“A million candles burning for the love that never came,
you want it darker, we kill the flame…”

 

~ Leonard Cohen ~

 

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


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STARSLEEP

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 2019.


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QUE SAIS-JE?

 

“Je pense, donc je suis.”

 

~ René Descartes ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original 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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ABSINTHE

 

“Absinthe makes the heart grow fonder.”

 

~ Ethel Mumford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of “In A Café,” a painting by Edgar Degas, taken in Paris in June 2019.


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SHADOWMAN

 

“A circle is the reflection of eternity.
It has no beginning and it has no end.”

 

~ Maynard James Keenan ~

 

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EN VIN EST VÉRITÉ

 

“There is no truth. There is only perception.”

 

~Gustave Flaubert ~

 

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BEAUTIFUL BRIGHT BLOSSOM

 

Lust will curdle like milk if you don’t keep using it up.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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FULL BLOOD WOLF MOON

 

“For us there is only one season, the season of sorrow.
The very sun and moon seem taken from us.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on January 21st 2019.


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DON’T DREAM ALONE

 

“Reality, n. The dream of a mad philosopher.”

 

~ Ambrose Bierce ~

 

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


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TWENTY FOUR SEVEN

 

“The average Smartphone user checks
his or her device every six and a half minutes.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Kai taken in Paris in May 2018.


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