Posts Tagged With: Vision

THE ABSURDITY OF LIGHT

 

“give me back all those things i never gave,
so I shan’t be able to take them to my grave,
the burning flames and the booming voice,
all the decisions that were never really a choice…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in England in June 2007.


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MIRACLE

 

“Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall,
but wise words endure.”

 

~ Edward Thorndike ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a wall advertisement taken in the Marais district of Paris in July 2013.


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THIN AROUND CAUSE

 

“We postulate that time is thin around the cause
and dense around the effect.”

 

~ Nikolai Kozyrev ~

 

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


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SOLSTICE STONES

 

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

 

~ Albert Camus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at Stonehenge in England in June 2007.


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TOWARDS THE LIGHT

 

“For the unlearned, old age is winter;
for the learned, it is the season of the harvest.”

 

~ Hasidic Proverb ~

 

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


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GHOST IN ME

 

“For dreams, too, are ghosts, desires chased in sleep, gone by morning.”

 

~ Libba Bray ~

 

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


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SARAH

 

“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.”

 

~ William James ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting, circa the mid 1940’s, by my Father’s Mother, taken in December 2019.


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THE DRAGON IS DANCING

 

“Never laugh at live dragons.”

 

~ J. R. R. Tolkien ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of embroidery by my friend Randy Hase taken in December 2019.


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FERTILITY

 

“Là tout n’est qu’ordre et beauté. Luxe, calme et volupté.”
“There where all is order and beauty. Lush, calm and voluptuous.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a ceiling painting in the Louvre taken in Paris in June 2019.


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SECOND SIGHT

 

“If I don’t write to empty my mind, I go mad.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

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


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L’AMOUR EST DANS L’SPRAY

 

“Art is indeed not the bread but the wine of life.”

 

~ Jean Paul Richter ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Nemi taken in Paris in June 2018.


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BYE, BYE BABY

 

Happy Birthday Tim…

 

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original scan of an illustration by Carol Carberry ca. 1969.


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TRANE

 

“I want to speak to their souls.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

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


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PRIMORDIAL VAGABOND NOTES

 

“It’s not the notes you play, it’s the notes you don’t play.”

 

~ Miles Davis ~

 

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


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PAGES STAINED

 

“…the only thing actually promised
in this life is uncertainty.”

 

~ Alicia Cook ~

 

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


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RÉFLEXIONS

 

“It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence
which allows us to realize for moments that we are living.”

 

~ Max Frisch ~

 

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


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FLAVOURS

 

“Art is an action against death.
It is a denial of death.”

 

~ Jacques Lipchitz ~

 

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


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TROUBADOUR

 

“If songs were lines in a conversation
The situation would be fine.”

 

~ Nick Drake ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a crop of an original photo of fossil Crinoids taken in February 2018.


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PLEIN LES YEUX

 

“Shut your eyes and see.”

 

~ James Joyce ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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SUMMER’S SWEET FRUITS

 

“If it could only be like this always ~
always summer, always alone,
the fruit always ripe…”

 

~ Evelyn Waugh ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Magdeburg, Germany in July 2017.


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