Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
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“Died some pro patria non dulce non et decor.”So Ezra Pound adapted Horace’s linesfor those whose sufferings for their nationhad bred a dull, dark, painful generationwith gloria cauterised from their minds. In the calendar their deaths are still recorded.Poppies and … Continue reading
This yearmixes spring and summer here,a sharp wind chasing baking heat.Hawthorn hangs like snow in clusterswith gorse and last year’s bracken at its feet,turning the whole cliff into an in-between season. Beyond the hillslie great fields of daffodilsbalancing organic gold … Continue reading
“The sins of the fathersare visited on the children.” When the father goes bankruptthe children and grandchildrenlose their inheritanceand discover poverty. When the Jews rejected Jesusthey refused their inheritanceand their children and grandchildrenare still rejectedtwo millennia later. When the Tibetans … Continue reading