Posts Tagged With: Trees

skeletons

 

“Winter giveth the fields, and the trees so old,
Their beards of icicles and snow…”

 

~ Charles duc d’Orléans ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Winter 2002.


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ready to embrace it

 
“Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes,
and pompous in the grave.”

 

~ Thomas Browne ~

 

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


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touching

 

“The flames you keep touching when you’re young,
you keep right ahead on touching when you’re older.”

 

~ Will Walton ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the mid 1980’s.


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evening’s shadows

 

“The eye is always caught by light, but shadows have more to say.”

 

~ Gregory Maguire ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2011.


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denudation

 

“Autumn is the hush before winter.”

 

~ French proverb ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in July 2013.


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a time of dying

 

“The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches.”

 

~ e.e. cummings

 

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


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all this paradise

 

“Think of what a paradise this world would be
if men were kind and wise.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in March 2018.


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now

 

“Quantum est in rebus inane!”
“How much folly there is in human affairs.”

 

~ Aulus Persius Flaccus ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in May 2018.


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saxophones

 

“Sob on the long cool winding saxophones. Go to it, O jazzmen.”

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in October 2017.


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summer cedes

 

“…and all at once, summer collapsed into fall.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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twilight

 

     “At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps
its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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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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