Posts Tagged With: Silence

sing me a soft song of my childhood

 

“Childhood is a short season.”

~ Helen Hayes ~

 

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page three

 

“Nowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation.”

 

~ James Thurber ~

 

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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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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 ~

 

000 a place i called home

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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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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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 ~

 

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


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FREE FALL FLOW

 

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

 

~ William Hazlitt ~

 

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


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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

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in August 1989.


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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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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2008.


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INTO THE SILENCE

 

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

 

~ Mary Oliver ~

 

000 into the silence

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


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DÉSHABILLÉ

 

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

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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