Posts Tagged With: Solitude

WITH WILLOWS WEEPING

 

“Solitude was my only consolation –
deep, dark, deathlike solitude.”

 

~ Mary Shelley ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2016.


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NICHE

 

“A fine line separates the weary recluse
from the fearful hermit.
Finer still is the line between
hermit and bitter misanthrope.”

 

~ Dean Koontz ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a windowless niche high on the wall of an apartment building in Paris in June 2017.


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ALONE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

 

“I love to be alone.
I never found the companion
that was so companionable as solitude.”

 

Henry David Thoreau

 

000-alone-for-the-holidaysDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in December 2010.


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HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY

 

“…but these backwaters of existence sometimes breed,
in their sluggish depths, strange acuities of emotion…”

 

~ Edith Wharton ~

 

000-house-in-the-countryDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Virginia in April 1992.


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SOLITUDE DESCENDING…

 

“Man loves company even if it is only that of a small burning candle.”

 

~ Georg Christoph Lichtenberg ~

 

000-solitude-descendingDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken sometime in 1989.


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SOLITAIRE

 

“Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.”

 

~ Franz Kafka ~

 

000-solitaireOriginal photo taken on the Rhine River in September 2016.


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