Posts Tagged With: Trees

poetree

 

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

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1991.


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trees talk

 

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

 

~ Kahlil Gibran ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a dendrochronological sample of a tree felled in the year 30 AD, taken in March 2018.


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time of in between

 

“the sweet small clumsy feet of april came
into the ragged meadow of my soul.”

 

~ e. e. cummings ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in April 2008.


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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 ~

 

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


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might have made a difference

 

“When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught,
and the last river is polluted; when to breathe
the air is sickening, you will realize, too late,
that wealth is not in bank accounts and that
you can’t eat money.”

 

~ Alanis Obomsawin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an analog photo taken in November 1991.


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ROSES MORTES

 

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses,
just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in the Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in June 2018.


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LIKE APPLES

 

“Woman is at once apple and serpent.”

 

~ Heinrich Heine ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Autumn 1989.


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THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

 

“The world is tired, the year is old,
the faded leaves are glad to die…”

 

~ Sara Teasdale ~

 

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


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THE LAST LEAF

 

“Autumn is the hush before winter.”

 

~ French Proverb ~

 

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


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WATCHING THE TREES DANCE

 

To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hand, an eternity in an hour.”

 

~ William Blake ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Fouras, France in May 1981 .


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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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THE FABRIC OF OUR SOULS

 

“The fabric of existence weaves itself whole.”

 

~ Charles Ives ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1983.


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DESPITE IT ALL

 

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

 

~ William Wallace ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2005.


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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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RHYMES WRUNG

 

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

 

~ Mark Twain ~

 

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


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IF ONLY FOR A MOMENT

 

“Happiness is a direction, not a place.”

 

~ Sydney J. Harris ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 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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TEAT TIPIS

 

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

 

~ Robert Anton Wilson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image from a untitled illustration by Geoffrey Bartholomew created in 1980.


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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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POET TREE

 

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

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1991.


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