Posts Tagged With: Words

the moon hung fat and high

 

“Au clair de la lune prête moi ta plume pour écrire un mot…”
“In the moonlight lend me your pen to write a word…”

 

~ French Folk Song “Au Clair de la Lune” ~

 

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


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silent movies

 

“The world is pressed against your fingers,
and you’re still looking for something to hold.”

 

~ Nitya Prakash ~

 

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


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rum sweet nipples

 

“I have put my talent into writing,
my genius I have saved for living.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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poetree

 

“The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1991.


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pandora’s box

 

“In naked beauty more adorn’d, more lovely than Pandora.”

 

~ John Milton ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in June 2022.


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la muse

 

“Fool,” said my muse to me. “Look in thy heart and write.”

 

~ Philip Sidney ~

 

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a study of hands

 

“My life is light, waiting for the death wind,
Like a feather on the back of my hand.”

 

~ T. S. Eliot ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of Picasso’s Étude des Mains (Study Of Hands) painted in Paris in the spring of 1921 taken in le Musée national PicassoParis in May 2015.


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a face

 

“You use a glass mirror to see your face;
you use works of art to see your soul.”

 

~ George Bernard Shaw ~

 

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brevity

 

“Four basic premises of writing, clarity, brevity, simplicity and humanity.”

 

~ William Zinsser ~

 

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this, that and the other

 

“At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”

 

~ Plato ~

 

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the space to scribble

 

“Breathe in experience, breathe out poetry.”

 

~ Muriel Rukeyser ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in July 2014.


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BEGGAR’S BOWL

 

“It is safer to beg than to take,
but it is finer to take than to beg.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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WORDS

 

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”

 

~ Rudyard Kipling ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo of a 1908 edition of Webster’s International Dictionary taken in February 2018.


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ONE HEART SHARED

 

“The heart will break, but broken live on.”

 

~ Lord Byron ~

 

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


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A GRAVITY OF LANGUAGE

 

Words, too, have genuine substance –
mass and weight and specific gravity.”

 

~ Tim O’Brien ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Paris in May 2013.


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LES RIDEAUX

 

“The fringed curtains of thine eye advance,
and say what thou seest yond.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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


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LAST LEAF

 

“No one but Night, with tears on her dark face,
watches beside me in this windy place.”

 

~ Edna St. Vincent Millay ~

 

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


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A DIME A DOZEN

 

 

“…i have been dealing with these kinds
  of conversations for decades,
 only the names of the instruments
   have been changed to protect the innocent…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in the Café de Flore in Paris in July 2014.


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BLOSSOM

 
“A flower blossoms for its own joy.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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


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ALWAYS EVENING

 

“I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in September 1982.


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