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Symbol

Morning in the sunflower patch.
A sun symbol.  (Collage.  Edited in PicMonkey.)

Beauty has as many meanings as man has moods.  Beauty is the symbol of symbols.  Beauty reveals everything, because it expresses nothing.  When it shows us itself, it shows us the whole fiery-coloured world.

~ Oscar Wilde

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Blur II

Overlooking the lagoon.
Overlooking the lagoon on a sunny day.

Our eyes do not always work right.  Minds are not corrected by optometrists.  Often, what is most important to us is blurred by emotion and intensity of reaction.

~ Fred Burrell

This post is in response to the WordPress Daily Post photo challenge:  Blur.

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Shadowed

Light and shadows in Washington, D.C.
Light and shadows in Washington, D.C.

I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be shadow, the million moving shapes and cul-de-sacs of shadow.  There was shadow in bureau drawers and closets and suitcases, and shadow under houses and trees and stones, and shadow at the back of people’s eyes and smiles, and shadow, miles and miles of it, on the night side of the earth.

~ Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

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