Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Tag Archives: moon
There is a fire that consumesand the fire that illumines. There is Desire and there is Love. Those motivated by Desiresee things they wish to possess,things they do not wish to possess,and other things –of no interest whatsoever. Those motivated … Continue reading
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FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON
Blue shorts, stained white shirt,street market playground of dust and dirt.Without the moral imperative of mustand the enforced need to understand,he dances in a circle,holding a yellowed bodhi leaf in each hand.With all the self-assurance of thirty inches high,he has … Continue reading
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Abolishing the moonby draining the poolis an occupationfor the fool. .
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THE 1944 EDUCATION ACT
Leaves blowingin a windthat has no origin(and no destination). Shadows fallingon an ancient wall(fall and fade). Still the childrenwatch the shadows fall.And learn and learnand learnto name them all(before they fade). Handsreaching fingertipstowards a distant,uncomprehending moon;clutching in frustration(shattering its reflectionin … Continue reading
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Livingness, held in place, projects the image of a face. The face itself no more form has than moon on water or shade on glass. Yet fathers forth both tears and laughter, a story of before and after, which sports … Continue reading
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