Posts Tagged With: Sun

LEGACY

 

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”

 

~ Nelson Henderson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2016.


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NO ONE LISTENING

 

“It is the disease of not listening that I am troubled with.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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NO REGRETS

 

“One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in August 2016.


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VORTEX

 

“The Image is more than an idea.
It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas
and is endowed with energy.”

 

~ Ezra Pound ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a fossilized mollusk from the author’s collection taken in October 2015.


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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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CANNABIC ODE

 

“What is a weed?
A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.”

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in August 2004.


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DAUGHTER OF THE MOON

 

“O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon,
that monthly changes in her circled orb,
lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2011.


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ONE LONG LAST LOOK

 

“I had said goodbye to her once before, but it took everything
I had to say goodbye to her then, again, for the last time,
like poor Orpheus turning for a last backward glance at the ghost
of his only love and in the same heartbeat losing her forever:
hinc illae lacrimae, hence those tears.”

 

~ Donna Tartt ~

 

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


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I LOOKED UP

 

“Oblivion carries me on his shoulder…”

 

~ Tim Buckley ~

 

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


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HORSEHEAD RHYTHMS

 

“The color of truth is gray.”

 

~ Andre Gide ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2015.


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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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PHOENIX

 

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

 

~ Octavia Butler ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a Polaroid photo taken in the mid 1970’s.


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BIRTHDATE, TO SOME DEGREE

 

“Memory, in widow’s weeds,
with naked feet stands on a tombstone.”

 

~ Aubrey de Vere ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Bristol, England in June 1980.


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PROPHECY

 

“We grow gray in our spirit long before we grow gray in our hair.”

 

~ Charles Lamb ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of fifty years of hair (from 1970 and 2020) taken in June 2020.


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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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SHADOWS LAUGHING

 

“Both light and shadow are the dance of Love.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

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


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ICARUS’ SISTER

 

“It was sad and fierce all at once,
alive with a lonely purity.”

 

~ Karen Russell ~

 

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


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THE DEMONS ARE DELIGHTED

 

“He who is neither human nor demon
is not the dawn nor the dusk.”

 

~ Kohta Hirano ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in April 2017.


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A DAY SPENT SITTING IN THE SUN

 

“Silence is of the gods; only monkeys chatter.”

 

~ Buster Keaton ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2019.


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SHADOWMAN

 

“A circle is the reflection of eternity.
It has no beginning and it has no end.”

 

~ Maynard James Keenan ~

 

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


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