Posts Tagged With: Writing

YOU’RE FUCKING, NOT WRITING POETRY

 

“I wouldn’t recommend sex, drugs, or insanity for everyone,
but they’ve always worked for me.”

 

~ Hunter S. Thompson ~

 

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


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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 ~

 

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


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THE SPACE TO SCRIBBLE

 

“Breathe in experience, breathe out poetry.”

 

~ Muriel Rukeyser ~

 

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


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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of a Roman burial urn taken in Mainz, Germany in July 1987.


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SARASWATI

 

“A mind is a fire to be kindled,
not a vessel to be filled.”

 

~ Plutarch ~

 

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


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THERE WILL BE NO WORDS

 

“Writing about a writer’s block
is better than not writing at all.”

 

~ Charles Bukowski ~

 

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


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POURQUOI PAS

 

“…and six months later when the
house of cards came crashing down,
he was wondering, why?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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


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THE SEX OF WRITING

 

My language is the common prostitute
that I turn into a virgin.”

 

~ Karl Kraus ~

 

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


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THE POETRY OF HER SMILE

 

“When she raises her eyelids,
it’s as if she were taking off all her clothes.”

 

~ Colette ~

 

000-the-poetry-of-her-smileScanned image of a original postcard of Colette / Claudine and her dog Toby, signed by Colette in the early 1900’s. From the author’s personal collection.


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MUSE

 

“I had only to open my bedroom window,
and blue air, love, and flowers entered with her.”

 

~ Marc Chagall ~

 

000-museDigital image “White And Brown” created in January 2017.


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