Posts Tagged With: Reason

OPIATE

 

“Morality is doing what is right regardless of what you are told.
Religion is doing what you are told regardless of what is right.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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THE SILENCE DESCENDS

 

“Everything has a secret soul,
which is silent more often than it speaks.”

 

~ Wassily Kandinsky ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 1982.


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FOR SOME DAMN REASON

 

“I wish for a bright day, damn why I don’t wish for a bright life!”

 

~ Irfa Rahat ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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THUMPER

 

“The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Enhanced image developed from a digital painting created in Spring 2000.


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SAILOR

 

“We sailed for parts unknown to man,
where ships come home to die…”

 

~ Keith Reid ~

 

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


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STAYING AFLOAT

 

“The world is filled with fools,
but none of them considers himself one,
or tries not to be one.”

 

~ Baltasar Gracián ~

 

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


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WOMAN

 

“You had the power all along my dear.”

 

~ Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz ~ L. Frank Baum) ~

 

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


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NOT FADE AWAY

 

“You show me continents, I see the islands,
You count the centuries, I blink my eyes.”

 

~ Bjork ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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WHORLS

 

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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BOVINE SIGHS

 

“Cows are gentle, interesting animals.”

 

~ Ingrid Newkirk ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in September 1991.


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RUINES

 

“Smooth and smiling faces everywhere, but ruin in their eyes.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo, detail of the sculptured walls by Louis Leygue in Studio 104 Radio France, taken in Paris in December 2019.


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VERSE TOUJOURS

 

“Poems come out of wonder, not out of knowing.”

 

~ Lucille Clifton ~

 

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


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NETHER REGIONS

 

“She is nether fish nor flesh, nor good red herring.”

 

~ John Heywood ~

 

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


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HERMAPHRODITE

 

“Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.”

 

~ Milan Kundera ~

 

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


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HEART

 

“The human heart is a strange vessel.
Love and hatred can exist side by side.”

 

~ Scott Westerfeld ~

 

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


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A FERTILE MIND

 

Bodies devoid of mind are as statues in the market place.”

 

~ Euripides ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in August 2017.


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WAKE UP

 

“Happy Fake Fourth Of July…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a street art work called “Wake Up” by an unknown artist taken in the Rue du Père Teilhard de Chardin in Paris in May 2017.


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SCREAM

 

“The sleep of reason produces monsters.”

 

~ Francisco Goya ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Church of St. Katharin in Oppenheim, Germany in January 2010.


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