Posts Tagged With: Understanding

shadow and light

 

“Wherever there is light, look for the shadow.
The shadow is me.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on the Canary Island of La Palma in May 1994.


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CASTING SHADOWS

 

“We think not in words but in shadows of words.”

 

~ Vladimir Nabokov ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in June 2018.


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TOUR DE BABEL

 

“A bottomless pit of violence, a Tower of Babel
where all are speakers and no hearers.”

 

~ Alexander Smith ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in June 2018.


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HANDS

 

“Hands have their own language.”

 

~ Simon Van Booy ~

 

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


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TRICKLE DOWN

 

“A nation will not survive morally or economically
when so few have so much and so many have so little.”

 

~ Bernie Sanders ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2021.


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STARDUST

 

“I am one of billions.
I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form.
I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on 
to be other things someday and I will be free.”

 

~ Laini Taylor ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from the photos of two small surface fragments from Mars (left fragment) and the Moon (right fragment), thrown into space by the impact of meteors, taken in October 2016.


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THE TERPSICHORE OF TENDERNESS

 

“Tenderness is the rest of passion.”

 

~ Joseph Joubert ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Mlle M. Rellew taken in February 2021.


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FOR ALL OUR LIVES

 

“All that nothing causes all that pain…”

 

~ Chris Smither ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art taken in Paris in June 2019.


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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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THESE DARK DAYS

 

“The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”

 

~ Plato ~

 

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


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ADVICE FOR TROUBLED TIMES

 

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that
within me there lay an invincible summer.”

 

~ Albert Camus ~

 

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


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WAG THE DOG

 

“Any man can make mistakes,
but only an idiot persists in his error.”

 

~Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Neolithic dog burial taken in February 1988.


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A TIME THAT’S NEVER BEEN

 

“Fare thee well! and if for ever,
still for ever, fare thee well.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

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


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LIFE AS ART

 

“Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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WAITINGS

 

“If you wait, you grow old, nothing more.”

 

~ Walter Bargen ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2019. Courtesy of VollMond GmbH.


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NEXUS

 

“And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.”

 

~ Khalil Gibran ~

 

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RISE UP SISTERS

 

“Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.”

 

~ Socrates ~

 

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


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LES DEUX AMANTS

 

“The love expressed between women is particular and powerful,
because we have had to love in order to live;
love has been our survival.”

 

~ Audre Lorde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Jules-Robert Auguste’s painting Deux Femmes Dénudées (1825-1830)  in the Musée d’Orsay taken in Paris in June 2019.


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HOW MANY HANDS

 

“Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.”

 

~ Charles Spurgeon ~

 

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


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THE STAIRCASE

 

“Friendship is like a rainbow between two hearts.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris in May 2018.


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