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From the Hand of Prometheus
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From the Hand of Prometheus

To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite;
To forgive wrongs darker than death or night;
To defy Power, which seems omnipotent;
To love, and bear; to hope till Hope creates
From it's own wreck the thing it contemplates;
Neither to change, not falter, nor repent;
This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be
Good, great and joyous, beautiful and free;
This is alone Life, Joy, Empire, and Victory
Percy Shelley, Prometheus Unbound

God help thee, old man, thy thoughts have created a creature in thee; and he whose intense thinking thus makes him a Prometheus; a vulture feeds upon that heart for ever; that vulture the very creature he creates.
Herman Melville, Moby‐Dick

When all the other animals, downcast looked upon the earth, he (Prometheus) gave a face raised on high to man, and commanded him to see the sky and raise his high eyes to the stars.
Ovid , Metamorphoses

They say, 'The coward dies many times'; so does the beloved. Didn't the eagle find a fresh liver to tear in Prometheus every time it dined?
C. S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

Great Balls Of Fire!, Jerry Lee Lewis

Smoke On the Water, Deep Purple

Light My Fire, The Doors

Fire and Rain, James Taylor

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.biffobear
03/22/24 2:24 PM GMT
That's a good one..R.
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Do not trust Atoms....they make up everything.
.LynEve
03/23/24 10:56 AM GMT
Quite surreal ! I love it. Music accompaniments are great too :)
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
::tigger3
03/23/24 11:46 AM GMT
A fave for me John! As always the music links are superb! I love how this turned out! tigs=^..^=
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::Vickid
03/24/24 8:44 AM GMT
Once again, an intriguing and wonderous work of art, accompanied by thought provoking quotes and music selection is great.
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