Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
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All drink from the same pond,Pride is out of place(there is no owner).Humility is out of place(it is inverted Pride). Enough that drinkers drink freelyand do not erect fences facing. Set out to fence in a small pond,you end up … Continue reading
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LINNET IN A CAGE
Take away the brainand the mind has nowhereto shape itself in.It needs to find another somewhere. Take away the mindand the brainis a runaway trainwithout a driver to apply the brakes. The brainless mindfades backinto the fading ofits own devices. … Continue reading
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So, who are you? Mr Teacher. Oh yes. And what do you teach? I teach people what they already know. And what’s that? That they have nothing to learn. And how long does that take? Usually many many lifetimes. Of … Continue reading
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UP AND DOWN STAIRCASE
One man’s refuge is another man’s cage. Trying to get in often meets Trying to get out.
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