Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Tag Archives: alone
IN A FLAT
In a flatyou thinkyou could scream yourself to deathand not be heard.Pressing your cheekagainst the cool of the sink.One breathupon another breath.No wordfor that. In a room,you sufferinside door,walls, ceiling, floor.You could shout,you could walk out,it’s not a tomb. In … Continue reading
A SHELLa big shellon a warm sand shelfbuilding long and strongout at last kept out. TIME to decidewhat’s insidefor inside meditationfor contemplation.Any answers? A SKULLa big skullwith a warm snug selfbuilding long and strongto keep out out. EYE, ear and … Continue reading
Posted in Blondin Tagged alone, brain, building, contemplation, meditation, Self, sense saturation, Shell, skull, Time 1 Comment
EVEREST (OR NEVER REST?)
Wu-Kih in a deck chair,enjoying the evening sun;contemplates the wonder therethat one and one and one makes One! Sitting on a mountain top,no-one else aroundmind and universe both stop;peace at last is found. Mee-soh struggling up the slopestrives with wit … Continue reading
Posted in Ego Ego God of the Jungle Tagged alone, Brian Taylor, doubts, Everest, hope, karmic debt, mind, One, peace, rest, universe Leave a comment
The year’s first transcendental rosestands where the self-sown apple grows. No pride at being first is shownnor discontent at standing there alone. Among the rosemary and gorseit is its own and only source. .
RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW
Imagine you have an audience.(Which you have).And people are listening to everything you say.(Which they are).And everything you say is being written down.(Which it is).And may be used in evidence against you.(Which it will be). Don’t you wish you could … Continue reading
Posted in Gnomonic Verses Tagged alone, audience, evidence, Gnomonic Verses, here, listening, Now, people Leave a comment