Category Archives: Gnomonic Verses

GATES OF EDEN

It is now two millennia since the Security Seraphims were withdrawn and the Gates of Eden reopened to the General Public. Free Admission to all children, (before their parents succeeded in banning them). Free Passes to those adults who agreed … Continue reading

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AND ASHES TO ASHES

Mingled dust of privet and rose petals swept by the wind gathered into cracks and empty spaces along the bottom of the wall. Mingled dust of hopes and memories swept by the mind gathered into cracks and empty spaces along … Continue reading

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WISDOM OF SOLOMON

Those who sow the wind reap the whirlwind. The politicians, seeing nothing better to do, sow the wind. Encourage the people to be dissatisfied (so that they can promise to satisfy them). Encourage the people to envy the rich; (promise … Continue reading

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HEDGEROW FLOWERS

The more I label the less I am able to see. The more I see the less I am able to label.   (Poem from GNOMONIC VERSES)

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ASTRAL TRAVEL

You can’t go through the ceiling? You are holding onto the settee. You can’t go through the Eye of the Needle? You are a fully loaded camel. You come to a fork in the road and cannot decide whether to … Continue reading

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SQUARING THE CIRCLE

How glad I am that I am here and not somewhere else. (If I were somewhere else, I’d be here.) No escape, then!   (Poem from GNOMONIC VERSES)

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GETTYSBURG REVISITED

Abraham Lincoln, may his name be blessed, has risen from his place of rest fearing that America is sinking beneath the weight of Third World Debt and the moral obligation to prevent the precious sacrificial oil falling into the hands … Continue reading

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