Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Category Archives: Blondin
To the British Museum in W3in very different company.To an Egyptian archaeological mortuary;dismembered torsos and massive heads,disjointed arms and shattered legs;imitations of flesh and bonein granite, sandstone,marble and obsidian.Mirrors of souls buried in oblivion. There,the many who swarmed along the … Continue reading
This yearthe dead are blindand do not seem to hearour prayers.Nor do they seem to mindthat we now ownwhat they once thought was theirs. Herethey shed no tearat all the painthey left behind. Now,when they come again,they only findechoes of … Continue reading
To Holland House came Elizabeth Vassall,with wealth from her family’s plantations.She had five children by Sir Geoffrey Websterand, at twenty three, created quite a stirwhen she left him for the third Baron Hollandand his more exalted social station.She had attributes … Continue reading
Fallen Angelsdream of blissand wonder howthatled to this. Lotus risesfrom the mud,spirit casedin flesh and blood. .
There’s a lot to be said for a balanced worldstable and well-fenced-in,that plays early that prays lateand industriously fills the within. This world’s a strange place to find one another with alien flesh labelled father and mother.Flesh is just dustin … Continue reading
The tree relaxes therewith no thought of going anywhere. Bird-song-bird.The song is overheard.Perhaps we invent the birds.They might invent usif they could spell.Freak!They don’t even listen when we speak.Just as well. Foolish catplodding around like thatwhat does it think it’s … Continue reading
The world still pilesstorm on storm,(though happiness remains the norm.) The spider mind spinsthought on thought (and in its own web still is caught.) The sun (still)shinesin a bucket of water(and doesn’tgetwet). .
Space you measure in feet and inchesand shoes by where your big toe pinches;seasons by cherry, rose and snow,when may comes and swallows go:empires by rise and fall of kings;weather by rain and drought and flood;dead trees by whether the … Continue reading