Posts Tagged With: Truth

POTPOURRI

 

“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.”

 

~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1971.


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IN THIS TIME OF TOUCHING

 

“At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.”

 

~ Plato ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Albert Bartholomé taken in Paris in June 2019.


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THE SANCTUARY OF THEIR BLINDNESS

 

“The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed,
but that he cannot believe anyone else.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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


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WHAT WAS IT THEN

 

“I cannot sing the old songs,
or dream those dreams again.”

 

~ Charlotte Alington Barnard ~

 

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


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CURTAINED WINDOW

 

“The curtains were made for moving
cause you know sometimes you’re not always there.”

 

~ John Frusciante ~

 

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


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DEN OF THIEVES

 

“In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

 

~ Hunter S. Thompson ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2016.


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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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IN HER I HAD EVERYTHING

 

“A thought that sometimes makes me hazy:
Am I – or are the others crazy?”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of the mineral Sepiolite taken in Paris in May 2018.


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BACKBONE BATTLEMENTS

 

“The blues ain’t nothing but a good man feelin’ bad.”

 

~ Leon Redbone ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Jeff Aerosol taken in Paris in August 2015.


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THE DOUBT REMAINS

 

“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art called “Poussiere De Tess – Batiment” taken in Paris in May 2018.


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TRUTH

 

” ‘Tis strange – but true;
for truth is always strange;
stranger than fiction…”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a scan of an etching made from a painting by G. Sanders, done in 1807, taken from the The Poetical Works Of Lord Byron published by J. & J. L. Gihon, Philadelphia 1852. From the author’s personal collection.


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THE HEART TORN OUT

 

“There is a wisdom of the head, and…a wisdom of the heart.”

 

~ Charles Dickens ~

 

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RAVEN BLACK

 

“You answer to none but the whim of your own black heart.”

 

~ Joshua Winning ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in December 2007.


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GROW WINGS

 

“Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”

 

~ Frida Kahlo ~

 

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OTHER WORLDS

 

“There are times when we stop, we sit still.
We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.”

 

~ James Carroll ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in April 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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A DEAD ROSE

 

“Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
old Time is still a-flying:
and this same flower that smiles to-day,
to-morrow will be dying.”

 

~ Robert Herrick ~

 

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


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SPICE

 

“Words are like spices.
Too many is worse than too few.”

 

~ Joan Aiken ~

 

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


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HALCYON

 

“Illusion is the first of all pleasures.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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AMOUREUX

 

“None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.”

 

~ Benjamin Whichcote ~

 

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


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