Brian Taylor is a Poet and Philosopher who lives in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Tag Archives: suffering
Babies do not crythrough choice.It’s just their suffering giving voice;wishing to share itwith someone like you who can bear it. In Latin this someone is called mater. Nowaday’s-English comes much later,and I cannot find a word to translate her. (from … Continue reading
In Buddha’s sunlit laboratory(or Dhamma chamber),experiments by laboratory assistants(or monks)demonstratethat if you shine the lightof investigationon form, feeling, perception, thoughts and consciousnessand apply continuous mindfulnessat the very centreof the rising and fallingof these phenomena,all things are seento be without a … Continue reading
The Unquiet Deadseek their Peaceon the ever-spinning Wheel,within a world where they just leasethe small part they can see and feel. And what they see and feel still grieves them.And what they think is real deceives them. Although the Suffering … Continue reading
It was different in the past.Especially in the village. Before you could readBefore there were newspapersBefore there was radioBefore there were telephonesBefore there were filmsBefore there was TVBefore there were computersBefore there were smartphonesBefore there was the endless whisperingof global … Continue reading
What They died for has not survived their sacrifice. The fabrics of communities that were theirs are pulled apart by rough fingers of their unappreciative heirs. Their homes are bulldozed to feed the appetites of developers. Their schools are surrendered … Continue reading
So, who are you? Mr Teacher. Oh yes. And what do you teach? I teach people what they already know. And what’s that? That they have nothing to learn. And how long does that take? Usually many many lifetimes. Of … Continue reading