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“The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed” —Charlotte Bronte

Fly on Wall i

Fly by night
Writing on the wall
True or False

Metaphor lives a secret life all around us. We utter about six metaphors a minute —James Geary

Fly on Wall 10

Walls have ears
Bristling antennae
Standing tall

When most I wink, then do my eyes best see —William Shakespeare

Fly on Wall 3

Breaking news
Skinny lowdown poop
Scoops true lies

A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept ―Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Fly on Wall 4

Fictive facts
Furtive confessions
Honest sighs

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees —Khalil Gibran

Fly on Wall 5

Arcane tongues
Ineffable rhymes
Wordless tones

Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions. It is full of secrets and hidden formulae, like a witch’s brew —Anthony Hecht

Fly on Wall 9

Cuts that sting
Whispering in wings
Mute bons mots

A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know ―Diane Arbus

Fly on Wall 6

One-liners
Ironic deadpan
No fly zone

The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in ―Henry Green

Fly on Wall 2

Wall plaster
Of Paris splitting
Sides of stone

You need not wonder at my knowing all human languages; for, to tell you the truth, I also understand all the secrets of human silence —Apollonius of Tyana

Fly on Wall 7

On wall’s street
Aired flyblown linen
A ghost’s sheet

Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal —Russell Lyne

Fly on Wall 1

At wit’s end
Dense walls transparent
Fly eyes greet

In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty —Christopher Morley

Fly on Wall room

Sticky feet
Glass wall or ceiling
Fly box seat

You don’t have to know anything about art to appreciate it or to look at it. There aren’t any hidden secrets or things that you’re supposed to understand —Keith Haring

 

 



3 Comments Post a comment
  1. Your secrets may be
    secrets to yourself
    unless you take notice
    Loved this piece. My favorite quote was the Khalil Gibram one, but I also really liked the Apollonius of Tyana’s quote as well.

    April 6, 2022
  2. These illustrations are incredible! Beautiful work 🥳

    I love the quotes too. The Gibran one especially will stay with me.

    Thank you for stopping by and checking out my blog ☺️

    April 28, 2022
    • Thank you, Peach. May Gibran’s trees whisper your secrets. 🙂

      April 28, 2022

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