Posts Tagged With: Trees

THE FABRIC OF OUR SOULS

 

“The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.”

 

~ Charles Ives ~

 

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DESPITE IT ALL

 

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

 

~ William Wallace ~

 

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CANNABIC ODE

 

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

 

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~

 

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RHYMES WRUNG

 

“The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.”

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

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IF ONLY FOR A MOMENT

 

“Happiness is a direction, not a place.”

 

~ Sydney J. Harris ~

 

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HORSEHEAD RHYTHMS

 

“The color of truth is gray.”

 

~ Andre Gide ~

 

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TEAT TIPIS

 

“Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen.
The majority of them weren’t even mammals.”

 

~ Robert Anton Wilson ~

 

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OCTOBER OCTAVES

 

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

 

~ Norman Maclean ~

 

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POET TREE

 

“The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

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RUTHSONG

 

“i wrote this when i was twenty-one for a very talented
lovely lady cellist who graced my life briefly…”

 

~ erik geoffrey barth a.k.a. nightpoet ~

 

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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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DANCE AWAY THEIR DAYS

 

“Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”

 

~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~

 

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DEVIL’S DOPPELBOCK

 

“We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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BLACK BILE

 

“The taste of your life depends on the spices you used to brew it.”

 

~ Israelmore Ayivor ~

 

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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 ~

 

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BAG OF IMAGERY

 

“…as sometimes at sunset
the rosyfingered moon
     surpasses all the stars…”

 

~ Sappho ~

 

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AN ILL CONCEIVED UNNATURAL BLASPHEMY

 

“The world Is not dangerous become of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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CAN’T SEE THE FOREST FOR THE IRONY

 

“It’s an artist’s right to rebel against the world’s stupidity.”

 

~ E. A. Bucchianeri ~

 

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RAMEAUX

 

“I hear the wind among the trees playing the celestial symphonies;
I see the branches downward bent, like keys of some great instrument.”

 

~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020.


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TREE OF LIFE

 

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky.
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
that we may record our emptiness.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Batik, made by a Finnish artist named Riita in 1980, taken in January 2020.


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