Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Tag Archives: mind
A dry Juneand roses and honeysuckletumble in riotous flowerdown the path, below the gate,in anticipation of drought. The rush slowly(keeping vegetable time)towards the battlefieldof fern and bramblewhich flows inconclusively,to the cliff edge.Beyond, the sea. The mind takes on the colourof … Continue reading
In the grey mist of an English dawn,the starling stamps and prods and probesand generally disturbs the lawn,seeking to confirman English proverb. Beneath the green of an English lawn,the patient wormcatches the bird. In this numbing cosmic dance,each one givesand … Continue reading
Posted in Blondin Tagged mind, secrets, bird, feel, becoming, Bethany, English Proverb, starling, worm, cosmic dance, dawn, flesh Leave a comment
The best way of enough is all gone,for that there is no argument upon. While there is still something in the dishthere is, in Mind, propensity to wish. Wishing is a film that spreads itself like jamand turns the dullest … Continue reading
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AND ASHES TO ASHES
Mingled dust of privet and rose petalsswept by the windgathered into cracks and empty spacesalong the bottom of the wall.Mingled dust of hopes and memoriesswept by the mindgathered into cracks and empty spacesalong the bottom of us all. .
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
The great Foundation on which all things restis soon lost sight of, soon forgot,fails to hold man’s interestas entanglements lead to great confusion(due to the power of the great Illusion);until he cannot see what is realand what is not. A … Continue reading
Posted in Gnomonic Verses Tagged Be, brain, confusion, Foundation, Gnomonic Verses, illusion, joy and pain, let go, machines, mind, power, sermons, silence, space, stillness, void Leave a comment
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
POSTSCRIPT TO TREE OF KNOWLEDGE
EGO’s been on his perchin the old Knowledge Treefor more than a million yearsand, through the power of its corrupted fruit,has eased its way into millions of human minds,filling them and their bodiesand everything elsewith millions and millions of tears. … Continue reading
Posted in Ego Ego God of the Jungle Tagged discover, dream, Ego, exist, Here and Now, identity, mind, separatism, task, tears, Tree of Knowledge, wake up Leave a comment
TOMORROW AND TOMORROW
The pulling string,which is Time’s tether,bringsand bindsall thingstogetherin the contoured galleries of our minds. Piaf has been deadthese thirty years or moreand yet her voice is boughtand sold in any CD store. Yesterday and tomorrow,mingled joy and sorrow,are raw material … Continue reading
Posted in Blondin Tagged bad dreams, dream, God, Hamlet, Here and Now, infinite space, joy and sorrow, king, mind, present, Senses, Time, tomorrow, yesterday Leave a comment
STOPPING THE MIND
If stopping were easy,a thought beamproperly directedwould thread silentlythrough atom after atomand bring the entire universeto a standstill.An empty mirrorreflected in itself. If stopping were difficult,the spider mind would jumble on,piling thought on thought,trapped in its own web;the threads spreading … Continue reading
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