Posts Tagged With: Silence

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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THE MOVEMENT OF AIR

 

“A painter paints pictures on canvas.
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

 

~ Leopold Stokowski ~

 

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TICK…TICK…TICK

 

“Remember tonight… for it is the beginning of always.”

 

~ Dante Alighieri ~

 

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FREE FALL FLOW

 

“Everything is in motion. Everything flows. Everything is vibrating.”

 

~ William Hazlitt ~

 

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WHEN THE SKIES WERE SUDDENLY SILENT

 
“Quiet is the absence of sound. Silence is the presence of silence.”

 

~ Robert Fripp ~

 

000 when the skies were suddenly silent

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SANDS

 

“The sands of time are quicksands…
so much can sink into them without a trace.”

 

~ Margaret Atwood ~

 

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INTO THE SILENCE

 

“The end of life has its own nature, also worth our attention.”

 

~ Mary Oliver ~

 

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DÉSHABILLÉ

 

“The silence often of pure innocence persuades when speaking fails.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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TWILIGHT TIME

 

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose…”

 

~ Ecclesiastes 3 ~

 

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BLUE SILENCE

 

“To me, words are primarily things to do with your mouth.”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

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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 ~

 

000 the death of a rose

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SOLITUDE

 

“The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches.”
 
 
~ e. e. cummings ~
 
 

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THE FABRIC OF OUR SOULS

 

“The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.”

 

~ Charles Ives ~

 

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INCENDIARY SPARKLE

 

“A star never lets anything dull its sparkle, not even darkness.”

 

~ Matshona Dhliwayo ~

 

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SO MUCH PAIN

 

“Love, like most things in life, has its light and its dark side.
It is seldom a straightforward simple undertaking.
This paradoxical two-sidedness is a fundamental aspect,
an observable premise in all that exists in the universe.
Think of matter and energy. Good and evil. To be or not to be.
Misunderstanding this basic concept is what it means to be human…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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THE SILENCE DESCENDS

 

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

 

~ Wassily Kandinsky ~

 

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NO MEANING

 

“Life has no meaning the moment you lose the illusion of being eternal.”

 

~ Jean-Paul Sartre ~

 

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GOIN’ DOWN SLOW

 

“When to the sessions of sweet silent thought
I summon up remembrance of things past,
I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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THE SILENCE OF HER LIES

 

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.”

 

~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko ~

 

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SITTING IN SILENCE

 

“Remember, writing poetry is like making love:
one will never know whether one’s own pleasure is shared.”

 

~ Cesare Pavese ~

 

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