Like The Flames of Lamps  

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Uploaded: 10/18/19 9:47 PM GMT
Like The Flames of Lamps
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Through the open French window the warm sun
Lights up the polished breakfast-table, laid
Round a bowl of crimson roses, for one -
A service of Worcester porcelain, arrayed
Near it a melon, peaches, figs, small hot
Rolls in a napkin, fairy rack of toast,
Butter in ice, high silver coffee-pot,
And, heaped on a salver, the morning's post.

She comes over the lawn, the young heiress,
From her early walk in her garden-wood,
Feeling that life's a table set to bless
Her delicate desires with all that's good.

That even the unopened future lies
Like a love-letter, full of sweet surprise.
Elizabeth Daryush, Still-Life

... from the classically executed lifelike bouquets, tempting you to reach for the petals that fell on a three-dimensional tablecloth, to a new and disturbing style in which the colors seemed to blaze with such intensity they destroyed the old lines, the old solidity, to make a vision like those states which I'm nearest my delirium and flowers grow before my eyes and crackle like the flames of lamps.
Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

I have you with me, and I'm terrified you'll disappear.
Jodi LaPalm, Still Life

Love Story, LoLa & Hauser

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10/18/19 11:41 PM GMT
Very original, and artistic, something different, with superb results.
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
10/19/19 1:38 AM GMT
Very good render John. I like the choices of natural elements and the imaginative use of fractals.
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When fear comes to me I will stubbornly choose Faith Instead!!!!
10/19/19 2:19 AM GMT
I like this one...Different...R.
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I wish I was a Glow Worm, a Glow Worm's never glum, 'cause how can you be grumpy, when the sun shines out your bum?
10/19/19 6:29 AM GMT
Very artistic and beautiful, John.
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10/19/19 9:21 AM GMT
Just great, John.
So S+F instantly. Thanks, 👍 !
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10/19/19 9:50 AM GMT
Love this easy on the eye...and the ode is perfect....

Makes a great entry into the current contest
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10/19/19 3:54 PM GMT
Such a perfect tapestry of words, music and art John.
I thoroughly enjoyed this experience.
The legs on the piano (Baby Grand?) are magnificent.
I couldn't help but think of this song as I watched the video.
The scenes with Venice were quite enjoyable.
Faved and it should win the contest. It has the total package.


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
10/24/19 12:17 AM GMT
Wow, first off on the entry, then on the accompanying video. Watching her play the piano made me feel like when you climb the rope in gym as Garth would say. :)
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Long before the white man and long before the wheel, when the dark green forests were too silent to be real. Lightfoot 1967
10/25/19 6:32 PM GMT
Congrats on winning "Image of the Week," John. Much deserved. I think you know I liked it. 😁
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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
11/10/19 11:36 PM GMT
I am a little late to the party but congratulations, John, on winning Image of the Week for this creative and colorful work...well done and love the video too:)
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11/11/19 9:13 AM GMT
Well done and congrats on 4th place John
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11/11/19 9:28 AM GMT
John, congratulations for your 4th place in the Still Life contest!
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11/11/19 12:04 AM GMT
Congats on your 4th placing John.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
11/11/19 5:13 PM GMT
I said in my comments that this should be the winner John. It had to be a close call for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places.
I wonder how many voted?
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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
11/12/19 12:10 AM GMT
Congrats John!
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11/12/19 7:07 PM GMT
Congrats John on taking 4th place in the contest!!!!!!!
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11/16/19 7:19 AM GMT
A well deserved 4th place John.) Very well presented and congrats:):)
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