Posts Tagged With: Water

FLOW

 

“Solitude is the place of purification.”

 

~ Martin Buber ~

 

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TERPSICHORE

 

“Terpsikhore summons me to sing.”

 

~ Corinna ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Crete in October 1992.


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LEFT TO HER OWN DEVICES

 

“To be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in January 2001.


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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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COLOSSEUM

 

“All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.”

 

~ Tacitus ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at the Colosseum in Rome in June 1996.


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NO QUARTER

 

“The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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A YEAR OF RAIN

 

“One can find so many pains when the rain is falling.”

 

~ John Steinbeck

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken at a Roman burial excavation in July 1987.


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ONE LONG LAST LOOK

 

“I had said goodbye to her once before, but it took everything
I had to say goodbye to her then, again, for the last time,
like poor Orpheus turning for a last backward glance at the ghost
of his only love and in the same heartbeat losing her forever:
hinc illae lacrimae, hence those tears.”

 

~ Donna Tartt ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in May 2010.


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WHEN I DIDN’T GET THERE

 

“The only difference between the saint and the sinner
is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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BANDORA’S POX

 

“What a chimera then is man. What a novelty!
What a monster… what a contradiction, what a prodigy.”

 

~ Blaise Pascal ~

 

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STAYING AFLOAT

 

“The world is filled with fools,
but none of them considers himself one,
or tries not to be one.”

 

~ Baltasar Gracián ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in November 2010.


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PILES OF BONES

 

“Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in 1988.


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PROMISED LAND

 

“They say that the truth will set you free,
but then again, so will a lie.
It depends if you’re trying to get to the promised land
or if you’re just trying to get by.”

 

~ Ani DiFranco ~

 

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


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FLEETING HEART…

 

“What is life but fleeting moments of happiness
strung together on necklace of despair?”

 

~ Marian Keyes ~

 

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


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SOMETHIN’ FISHY HERE

 

“Always and inevitably everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo 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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YAWNS BACK AT ME IN YELLOW

 

“Sundown, yellow moon, I replay the past
I know every scene by heart, they all went by so fast”

 

~ Bob Dylan ~

 

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


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NAÏADE

 

“That tuneful nymph, the babbling Echo.”

 

~ Ovid ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a painting by an unknown artist taken in September 2018.


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THE DEVIL IS REAL

 

“Hope always deceives us
when it becomes a substitute for action.”

 

~ Marty Rubin ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Bavaria, Germany in September 2016.


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LE PETIT POISSON

 

“To live is the rarest thing in the world.
Most people exist, that is all.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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