Posts Tagged With: Silence

she

 

“O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend
the brightest heaven of invention.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced and colourized image created from a photo taken by a friend in 1972.


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catshadow

 

“At night all cats are grey.”

 

~ French proverb ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2022.


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the fabric of our souls

 

“The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.”

 

~ Charles Ives ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1983.


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


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skeletons

 

“Winter giveth the fields, and the trees so old,
Their beards of icicles and snow…”

 

~ Charles duc d’Orléans ~

 

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


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gramophone

 

“As life runs on, the road grows strange
with faces new – and near the end 
the milestones into headstones change,
neath every one a friend.”

 

~ James Russell Lowell ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2022.


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diving for pearls

 

“The drowning man is not troubled by the rain.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 1992.


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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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sing me a soft song of my childhood

 

“Childhood is a short season.”

~ Helen Hayes ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2022.


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page three

 

“Nowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation.”

 

~ James Thurber ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2019.


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nevereveragainland

 

“O, the wine of a woman from heaven is sent,
more perfect than all that a man can invent.”

 

~ Roman Payne ~

 

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


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a place i called home

 

“There are places we fear, places we dream,
places whose exiles we became
and never learned it until, sometimes, too late.”

 

~Thomas Pynchon ~

 

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


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shadowdancer

 

“Normal is an illusion.
What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.”

 

~ Charles Addams ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2022.


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a face

 

“You use a glass mirror to see your face;
you use works of art to see your soul.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in April 2015.


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mute

 

“I have no desires, save the desire to express myself
in defiance of all the world’s muteness.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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


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silence

 

“The rest, is silence.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Vézère Valley, France in June 2006.


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the great silence

 

“Humans, if nothing else, have the good sense to die.”

 

~ Markus Zusak ~

 

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


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UNE MOSAÏQUE DE TEMPS

 

“Madness conquers,
I can no longer put my mosaics together,
I just cry and laugh.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo (detail) of a Roman mosaic floor in Pompeii taken in 1996.


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DARK COME THE DAYS

 

“Night’s black Mantle covers all alike.”

 

~ Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in February 2019. Photo courtesy of W. Feger, used with permission.


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HALCYON

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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