Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Tag Archives: light
FORK IN THE ROAD
When you throw yourselfdown from the top of high mountainsthe Earth does not take youinto her armsand comfort you. When you kneeland kiss the ground,the Earth does not praise your humility. It is for this reasonthat she is called ‘The … Continue reading
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Consciousness is Lifeis the Light that lighteth Everymanthat cometh into the world. Everyman is not that Lightbut can become a witness of that Light;that, seeing it, othersmay believemay becomechildren of that Light,may dispelthe Darknessof the Children of this World. .
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GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAINT EINSTEIN
C is the speed of Light.Only Light can travel at CNothing can travel fasterthan Lightalong the motorwaysand byroads of the brainwith its electrochemical signals.Even Electro-powered Thoughtis restrained by C. Once it is freedfrom the restraintsof the last vestigesof subtle Matter,Mind … Continue reading
FULL MOON DAY IN MARCH
One candle is a light unto itself.One hundred candlesilluminate a room.In a room,one candle isa light unto itself. Uposatha Day at Wat Krathum,seven old ladies and one old mantaking eight precepts for a dayto keep the fires of Hell at … Continue reading
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WHY DON’T YOU WANT TO KNOW?
Not knowing is a barreltumbling over Niagara:darkness withindanger without. Knowing is the full moonat midnightsplashing lightin the darkest corners. Wanting to knowis taking responsibilityfor the goodand the bad. Not wanting to knowis a skeleton in the cupboardand a bloody knifeunder … Continue reading
Journeying from the beginning(of which there is no beginning),travelling for millions of years(which cannot be measured in millions or years),I have come,and go on.No stopping.Just the onward movementinto the illimitable.For ever. No need to blame the wicked,their shadows are at … Continue reading
NOWruns like a crackthrough the universe.Through itbeings escape. Between each stepBetween each movementBetween each breathBetween each heartbeatBetween each living cellBetween each thoughtBetween each impulselight shines.Through the crackthat runs throughthe universe now. No-one who grasps aftereven a speck of dustcan squeeze … Continue reading
ON THE BROKEN AND TRANSCENDED
On the broken and transcendedthe Light shines brightesthaving more shadows to contend withmended. On the dead and transcendedthe Light shines clearest,there is least of all there to contend withtended. Blessed are the Beatitudesfor they bring rest unto the people.If any … Continue reading
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We peer into the shadowswhere yesterday’s sunlight glows,trying to capture and holdyesterday’s sunlit gold. We peer into tomorrowto predict and plotwhere that sun will likely go(but where, perhaps, it will not). Today’s sunshine still blazesits disc ever overhead.Past and future … Continue reading
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“If I make merit by doing goodand share it with others,how much will I be left with?” “All of it.” “How can that be?If I have a hundred bahtand share it with you,how much will I have?” “Fifty.” “How so?” … Continue reading
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