Posts Tagged With: Walls

DESPITE IT ALL

 

“Every man dies. Not every man lives.”

 

~ William Wallace ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2005.


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IN ANNE’S GARDEN

“A light wife doth make a heavy husband.”

~ William Shakespeare ~

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Shottery, England taken in July 1975.


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STARING AT EMPTY PAGES

 

This was in September 1970…
and then, just six short years later, I was already
thinking back to those more innocent times…
and now today it is all so much more distant,
so very far away and yet still so very near…

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken on Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia in September 2008.


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BRUSHED WITH A BLUSH

 

“A blush is no language; only a dubious flag – signal
which may mean either of two contradictories.”

 

~ George Eliot ~

 

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


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SITTING BE I HERE

 

“That’s what hell must be like, small chat to the babbling of Lethe
about the good old days when we wished we were dead.”

 

~ Samuel Beckett ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art by Federici taken in Paris in June 2018.


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COURAGE MIRAGE

 

“…’twas where i met my wife
in another life, when i had one…”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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LINES FOR A LOVER NOT NEXT TO ME

 

“Absence – that common cure of love.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

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


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SAXOPHONES

 

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

 

~ Carl Sandburg ~

 

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


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I CAN’T BREATHE

 

“A great revolution is never the fault of the people,
but of the government.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 2009.


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EMPIRES

 

“We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what.
That’s what it is to be alive.”

 

~ Kurt Vonnegut ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Pompeii in June 1996.


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QUICK SKETCH

 

“I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague,
voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

Digitally enhanced pixeleen image modeled in April 2001 and created in April 2020.


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THIS DUSTY MUSEUM

 

“It is a new intoxication – annihilation.
It multiplies every emotion.”

 

~ Edwin Balmer ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of street art on the Berlin Wall taken in January 2018.


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RUBENESQUE

 

“That shadow of a shadow of your love,
that somehow contains the entire universe.”

 

~ Rumi ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in the Musée du Louvre in Paris in June 2019.


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BACKWARDS IN HIEROGLYPHICS

 

“Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas.
Casual curses are the most effective.” 

 

~ William S. Burroughs ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in February 2020. Photo courtesy of W. Feger’s German Geological Service GmbH.


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JOURS ÉTRANGES

 

“The nearer I come to the end of my days,
the more I am enabled to see that strange thing,
a life, and to see it whole.”

 

~ Simone de Beauvoir ~

 

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


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THE CLOSED WINDOW

 

“I love to be alone. I never found the companion
that was so companionable as solitude.”

 

~ Henry David Thoreau ~

 

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


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RÉVOLUTION

 

“When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the police stopping demonstrators and searching their backpacks and hand bags taken in Paris in May 2019.


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IF WALLS COULD TALK

 

“Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.”

 

~ Eugene O’Neill ~

 

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


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THE GHOSTS OF THINGS UNREMEMBERED

 

“And blind oblivion swallowed cities up.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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THE VIEW FROM HERE WITH FRINGE

 

“What if when you die, they ask “How was heaven?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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