Posts Tagged With: Virgin

THE VIRGIN

 

“Virginity is the poetry, not the reality, of life.”

 

~ Alphonse de Lamartine ~

 

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


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UNSOILED AND UNSINNED

 

“What though the rose have prickles, yet ’tis pluck’d.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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JAZZ

 

“You can play a shoestring if you’re sincere.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in 1986.


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ROSY CRUCIFIXIONS

 

“My life was one long rosy crucifixion.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created in February 2002.


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VIRGIN ON THE RIDICULOUS

 

 

“There is always something ridiculous
about the emotions of people whom one has ceased to love.”
 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a sculpture by Antoine Bourdelle taken in Paris in May 2012.


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LA CHAMBRE ROUGE

 

“Stronger than alcohol, vaster than poetry,
Ferment the freckled red bitterness of love!”  

 

~ Arthur Rimbaud ~

 

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


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LA VERTU IRRÉSOLU

 

“Chastity ~ the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

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


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ALWAYS THERE

 

“It is one of the superstitions of the human mind
to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.”

 

~ Voltaire ~

 

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


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ARTEMIS

 

“Over the shadowy hills and windy peaks
she draws her golden bow,
rejoicing in the chase,
and sends out grievous shafts.”

 

~ Homer ~

 

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


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THE VIRGIN

 

“Virginity is the poetry, not the reality, of life.”

 

~ Alphonse de Lamartine ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Paris in May 2018.


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THE HUNTRESS

 

“Tell me who is able to keep his bed chaste,
or which goddess is able to live with one god alone?”

 

~ Sextus Propertius ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a lamp, under whose light I have enjoyed countless delicious meals over the years, taken in May 2018. The meals are now a part of the past and the lamp has found a new home. Thank you Mateo and Giovanna.


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THE SOURCE

 

“Stars, hide your fires;
Let not light see my black and deep desires.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

000-the-sourceDigital art “Surge” created in December 2016.


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THE COUNT CONSIDERS RETIREMENT

 

“The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me,
with a red light of triumph in his eyes,
and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.”

 

~ Bram Stoker ~

 

000-the-countDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2009.


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