Posts Tagged With: Shadows

dark corners

 

“The bright dawn flooded the room, and swept
the fantastic shadows into dusky corners,
where they lay shuddering.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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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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overkill

 

“Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues.”

 

~ Albert Collins ~

 

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


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a numbness

 

“How nice – to feel nothing,
and still get full credit for being alive.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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


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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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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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darkness

 

“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence,
and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”

 

~ Helen Keller ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2001.


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rainbows

 

“Friendship is like a rainbow between two hearts.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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candle burning down

 

“Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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ladder to the moon

 

“That I could clamber to the frozen moon.
And draw the ladder after me.”

 

~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

 

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


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same ol’ moon

 

“Lend me thy pen to write a word in the moonlight…”

 

~ from a French folk song ~

 

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


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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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the demons are delighted

 

“He who is neither human nor demon
is not the dawn nor the dusk.”

 

~ Kohta Hirano ~

 

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


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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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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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until the curtians close

 

“Some men share brotherly love – that of Cain and Abel.”

 

~ Andrzej Majewski ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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penance

 

“The man hath penance done, and penance more will do.”

 

~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~

 

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


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wordless

 

“I have no words for my reality.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from photos taken in Paris in May and June 2019.


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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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