Posts Tagged With: Words

conspirators

 

“Poems are like dreams:
in them you put what you don’t know you know.”

 

~ Adrienne Rich ~

 

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sentiments cachés

 

“Nothing can cure the soul but the senses,
just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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boutonnière

 

“Don’t tell me the moon is shining;
show me the glint of light on broken glass.”

 

~ Anton Chekhov ~

 

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a danger

 

“Always be a poet, even in prose.”

 

~ Charles Baudelaire ~

 

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Digitally enhanced image created from a photo taken in Le Dôme Café in Paris in May 2010.


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le peintre

 

“I do not seek. I find.”

 

~ Pablo Picasso ~

 

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same ol’ moon

 

“Lend me thy pen to write a word in the moonlight…”

 

~ from a French folk song ~

 

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nascent

 

 

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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the nature of the beast within

 

“The candle flame gutters. Its little pool of light trembles.
Darkness gathers. The demons begin to stir.”

 

~ Carl Sagan ~

 

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like making love

 

“Poetry is what happens when nothing else can.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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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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silent movies

 

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

 

~ Nitya Prakash ~

 

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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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pandora’s box

 

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

 

~ John Milton ~

 

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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 ~

 

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