Posts Tagged With: Stars

WASTED OPPORTUNITY

 

“…people choose to live in darkness, praying for a candle,
when all they really have to do is open their eyes…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a skull from a burial dated to the Late Roman Empire (3rd century CE) taken in June 2014.


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COBWEBS

 

“Sweeping cobwebs from the edges of my mind…”

 

~ Graham Nash ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Cimetière du PèreLachaise in Paris in September 2015.


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THE DISTANCE OF MYTH

 

“For time is the longest distance between two places.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken from the summit of one of the Peaks Of Otter in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia in the summer of 1977.


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BICYCLE

 

“The object of art is to make eternal the desperately fleeting moment.”

 

~ Tennessee Williams ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 1980.


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THE WORTHY KING OF FOOLS

 

“I reckon we are all fools. Born so, no doubt.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Rue Mouffetard in Paris December 2008.


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IMAGES ON A EUROPEAN DAY – PART TWO

 

“In the cycle of a great civilization,
the artist begins as priest,
and ends as a clown or buffoon.”

 

~ Malcolm Muggeridge ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary Island of La Gomera in 1991.


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THE OIL OF YOU

 

“And ever has it been known that love knows not
its own depth until the hour of separation.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Vénus Sortant Du Bain by Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain taken in Paris in June 2019.


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FROM THE STARS STRUNG

 

Age does not protect you from love.
But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the summer of 1985.


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DUSTED WITH STARS

 

“Are we human because we gaze at the stars
or do we gaze at the stars because we are human?”

 

~ Neil Gaiman ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the island of La Palma, the Canary Islands, in November 1994.


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JUPITER

 

“…within the clouds appear numerous illusions,
a woman’s face with flowing hair and a windblown robe,
a bird’s head, fantastic creatures and so much mystery…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

This photo of clouds within a mysterious jet stream region on Jupiter was taken in February 2019 by NASA’s Juno Space Probe. Photo courtesy and © of NASA, JPL-Caltech, SwRI, MSSS and Kevin M. Gill. (I seldom use other people’s photos, but I couldn’t resist ‘borrowing’ this one.)


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PURE POETRY

 
“Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love.”

 

~ Natalie Clifford Barney ~

 

Image processed from a digitally created oil painting made in March 2001.


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SCRIPTURE

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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


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OCTOBER OCTAVES

 

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.”

 

~ Norman Maclean ~

 

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


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UNIVERSYMPHONY

 

May night continue to fall upon the orchestra.”

 

~ Andre Breton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of The Colours and Voices Orchestra taken in November 2019. Photo courtesy Flora Flowerchild.


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WORDLESS

 

“I have no words for my reality.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from photos taken in Paris in May and June 2019.


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FROM THE ASHES

 

“In order to rise from its own ashes a phoenix first must burn.”

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

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


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PUDDING

 

“It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.”

 

~ Aesop ~

 

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


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PARADOX

 

“What? do I love her,
that I desire to hear her speak again,
and feast upon her eyes.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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NIGHTEMPTY STREETS

 

“There is a certain unique and strange delight
about walking down an empty street alone.”

 

~ Sylvia Plath ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in in Paris in August 2017.


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ONE EVENING’S MOON

 

“We ran as if to meet the moon.”

 

~ Robert Frost ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2003.


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