Category Archives: Gnomonic Verses

HERE NOW

Here exists in SpaceNow exists in Time,so how can they be the same? New York exists in America (space).New York exists at five o’clock (time)say the Americans.But you can’t sayNew York IS five o’clockor New York IS America!(Unless you are … Continue reading

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PERFECT ACTION

When the fires are raging,don’t add fueland the two worlds(the inner and the outer)subside into their natural state. When the dogsof dissension and desireare sleeping,don’t wake themand the world is already cool and quiet. .

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GIVING HOSTAGES TO FORTUNE

When Fortune comes at lastto claim his Hostageand all the days and hours are countedand the fragile papers, envelopes and postageand all those in-between days are discounted;and Pluto has reclaimedEurydice’s earthly portionand Thracian Maenadshave left her Orpheus dismembered,what will be … Continue reading

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BABIES

Babies do not crythrough choice.It’s just their suffering giving voice;wishing to share itwith someone like you who can bear it. In Latin this someone is called mater. Nowaday’s-English comes much later,and I cannot find a word to translate her. .

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POSSESSION

There is the fire that consumesand the fire that illumines. There is Desireand there is Love. Those motivated by Desiresee things they wish to possess,things they do not wish to possess,and other things –of no interest whatsoever. Those motivated by … Continue reading

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COMPUTER TEMPLES

The Faith Homes of the World,Buddhist, Moslem, Christian,have acquired spiritual bolt-onsbuilt by enterprising entrepreneurswhose Collection Boxesfunnel the money into handsthat have slipped in between the sheets. Thou shalt not kill(but needst not striveofficiously to keep alive.) Thou shalt not eat … Continue reading

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HOPE AND DESPAIR

In the Presenteverything gets donehere. From the window of the mind,the Future is therewhere the consequences wait. The mind invents this Futurein order to see consequencesthere, not here,and move towards them. If these consequencesare seen as essentialand realisable,the mind is … Continue reading

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FREEDOM

Freedom is peddledas though it were a path to Peace.It isn’t. Peace paddlesin Freedom. .

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SOLDIER LEE RIGBY

Lee Rigby was killed. He was identifiedas a Defenderof his Country. His Killer will receivethe full protectionof that Countryand its lawyers. The Killer’s religionwill continue to receivethe full protectiondue to an endangered species. That Country’s Prime Ministerwill continue the dismembermentof … Continue reading

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FOOL MOON

Abolishing the moonby draining the poolis an occupationfor the fool. .

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