Tag Archives: Painted Veil

HALLOWELL

The tide that started flowingall those endless years agohas eddied round and doubled back,has shadowed our diverging tracksand monitored their going. It sidles in and splashes at our feetleaving us very little common groundfor if and when we try to … Continue reading

Posted in Oxford Blues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE PAINTED VEIL

Millions of bubbles; bubbles, bubbles. Bubbles.Who could have thoughtso smallwould be curse of all,and source of allour troubles? Microscopic seedsencasing nuclei of fire. Each germinates and breedssubtle filaments of desire. Desire slides in and overpowers,making our best intentions fail.It weaves … Continue reading

Posted in Gnomonic Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE PAINTED VEIL

Millions of bubbles; bubbles, bubbles. Bubbles.Who could have thoughtso smallwould be curse of all,and source of allour troubles? Microscopic seedsencasing nuclei of fire. Each germinates and breedssubtle filaments of desire.Desire slides in and overpowers,making our best intentions fail.It weaves the … Continue reading

Posted in Gnomonic Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment