Posts Tagged With: Smile

LES SECRETS LES MOINS AVOUÉS DE LA CHAIR

 

“Je suis un mensonge qui dit toujours la vérité.”

“I am a lie that always tells the truth.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of an umbilicus taken in Spring 2001.


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SOFT LIES

 

“It is hot, the light is strong and I have an extraordinary sense of clarity,
although quite what is clear I cannot express.”

 

~ Lyudmila Ulitskaya ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created in May 2012 from a painting by G. Barth.


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BETWEEN MY THORNS

 

“Your thorns are the best part of you.”

 

~ Marianne Moore ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2015.


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STAINED GLASS WINDOWS

 

“For she had eyes and chose me.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced cropped detail from an original photo taken in Paris in July 2014.


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A SMILE

“Look back, and smile on perils past.”

~ Walter Scott ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2015.


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THIS ONE SIDE OF SLUMBER

 

“O who knows what slumbers in the background of the times?”

 

~ Friedrich Schiller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in March 2021.


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BUTTERFLY DAYS

 

“To everything there is a season…”

 

~ Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Zitadellegraben, Mainz, Germany in July 2010.


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JUST A FROWN

 

“O yellow eye, let me be sick with your heat,
let me be feverish and frowning.”

 

~ Anne Sexton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1976.


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A THIEF

 

When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.”

 

~ George R.R. Martin ~

 

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


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LEFT TO HER OWN DEVICES

 

“To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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UN THÉÂTRE DE L’ABSURDE

 

“Je sens que je suis dans un théâtre de l’absurde 
et je ne connais pas mon rôle.”

 

~ Carole ~

 

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


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BUILD A NEST

 

“Look at this tangle of thorns.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

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


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NO BOUNDARIES

 

“The flower in the vase smiles, but no longer laughs.”

 

~ Malcolm De Chazal ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo (detail) of a Cro-Magnon woman taken at the Lascaux III Exhibition in Paris in May 2015.


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READ THEM THEIR RIGHTS

 

“Passion often renders the most clever man a fool,
and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.”

 

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

 

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


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MOO

 

“Ah, but I was so much older then,
I’m younger than that now…”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Bavarian Alps in July 2013.


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SONG FOR MY LADY

 

“Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a July 2020 scan of a painting done circa 1969 by a lady friend known only as my “Spirit.”


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SPANISH JUNE

 

“Cocaine’s for horses, not for men,
they tell me it’ll kill me but they don’t say when,
cocaine run all ’round my brain…”

 

~ Traditional ~

 

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


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NO WORDS

 

“I have no words for my reality.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

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


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THEM THAT’S GOT SHALL HAVE

 

“Behind every great fortune is a crime.”

 

~ Honore de Balzac ~

 

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


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YOU JUST NEVER KNOW

 

“All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last,
to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.”

 

~ James Baldwin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo (detail) of the painting “La toilette d’Esther” by Théodore Chassériau taken in Paris in June 2019.


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