Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Tag Archives: happiness
Spirit is the substance of Happiness.It cannot be perceived by Mind or Body.It infuses themwhen there are no fences facing. .
Posted in Gnomonic Verses Tagged body, happiness, mind, spirit Leave a comment
CHINA BOUND GIRL
China-bound girl,not-yet-happiness-made-her-found girl.Airport-station-taxis girl,brand-new-outside-sensations girl.Three-plus champagnes-anything can-do girl,anywhere-go preferably-Katmandu girl.From-past-sadness-ever-fleeing girl,balanced-on-the-very-edge-of seeing girl.Wonderful-from-the-very-beginning girl,so-afraid-of–losing-she-must-be-always-winning girl.So-shy-her-confidence-is overwhelming girl,she-keeps-her-captains-firmly-at-their-helms-ing girl. China-bound girl,Love at her heels,how does she think what she knows she feels?Glides like an image one flower ahead of sorrow,floating through … Continue reading
Posted in Oxford Blues Tagged China, customs, fun, happiness, heart, Katmandu girl, love, shadows, sorrow, sun Leave a comment
PLUS ÇA CHANGE
The world still pilesstorm on storm,(though happiness remains the norm.) The spider mind spinsthought on thought (and in its own web still is caught.) The sun (still)shinesin a bucket of water(and doesn’tgetwet). .
But really you see there weren’t any great at all.Those may not have stumbled,heads high, walked tall,filling the silence where others mumbled.But words failskulls fall. And before?Before, they could taste, smell,see, tell,bore.No different from you and me.This is the way … Continue reading
The great stone Hall is silentthat is now millennia old.Through the western windowsshines a glorious sun.It floods the walls and floors,the tables, chairs and doors,panelling, pictures, artefactsand illumines every oneuntil the wraiths that gathercry out in their joy,‘Everything is gold!Whatever … Continue reading
TOI ET MOI
is the eternal dancewhere those who lovefind one anotherand, taking their chance,reach up to highest Heaven aboveand down to deepest Hell. There is no higher happinessthan loving true and well. Toi et Moi sailtheir fragile boatwith single eyefrom birth to … Continue reading
Posted in Gnomonic Verses Tagged birth, bliss, death, eternal dance, Giraudoux's play, happiness, Heaven, joy, love, memories, mortal, Ondines, pain, single eye Leave a comment
“God is good.” Not quite right.“Why not?”That follows the stumbling way. To the chopping off of handsin Mecca and Medina.Or to the world’s most valuable art collectionin the Vatican.Or to the crucifixion of prophetsin Jerusalem.Or to the brainwashingof the Poor … Continue reading
Posted in Ego Ego God of the Jungle Tagged brainwashing, crucifixion of prophets, God, good, happiness, Mecca, Medina, Path of Ethics, peace, poor, rich, Salvation, Vatican Leave a comment
“God is good.” Not quite right. Why?That follows the stumbling way. To the chopping off of handsin Mecca and Medina.Or to the world’s most valuable art collectionin the Vatican.Or to the crucifixion of prophetsin Jerusalem.Or to the brainwashingof the Poor … Continue reading
Posted in Centre Tagged crucifixion, God, good, happiness, Jerusalem, Living Beings, Mecca, Path of Ethics, peace, poor, prophets, rich, Salvation Leave a comment