Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
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Before a would-be monk is ordained,he is called Nāga (Great Snake).Jain Narong (He Who Has Long Campaigned)has come of ageand, for his grandmother’s sake,sits in the afternoon before his ordinationand waits for a drama to unfold.He faces a table with … Continue reading
Fallen Angelsdream of blissand wonder howthatled to this. Lotus risesfrom the mud,spirit casedin flesh and blood. .
Earth >body > mind > spirit > god. God >spirit > mind > body > earth. .
Laws which conflictwith Truthare ultimately unenforceablewithout the acquiescence of the victimwho chooses to can’t through fear. St Michael, St Margaret and St Catherinetold Joan of Arcthat she would not be burned. And they were right. The Duke of Bedfordbought her … Continue reading
Between the stairwayand the stair,the Soul has sensed the Shadow therereaching out from somewhere grey;has felt the sunlight slide away. Between the windowand the framehas passed the Rat that has no nameto gnaw and chew and breed and tearand take … Continue reading
Of French descent,Madame Estourgeonhas made the ascentof Ben Neveristto look down from the cloudsat the crowdsof neo-Scotsmarching to the bannerof their newfound Queen. Meanwhile,from a disused dungeonin St Andrews,the spirit of John Knox,of Scottish descent,can still be heard intoning, “Monstrous … Continue reading
Spirit is the substance of Happiness.It cannot be perceived by Mind or Body. It infuses them when there are no fences facing. .
Walking Onis not just a matterof feetmeasuring out the streets of this world;or the clatterof railway tracksdwindling to a pointin the far-off, backward-looking, which has now become the past. Nor is it the Ocean Linerslipping out of port,pushing through waveswhich … Continue reading