Brian Taylor has been a Poet and Philosopher in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
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What is that sound?Like the trailing of a fanthrough a silent anteroom? It is the murmur of airruffling leaves. It is the herald of the whirlwindwhich will strip those leaves from their treesand wrench the trees from the hillsideand blast … Continue reading
A face half in shadowin the gallery;sudden silenceamong the guests,candlelit at the long table below. Girlsserving sherbetin the caravanserai.Before the whirlwindin the sandstorm’s eyetears up the desert. A severed headand the black mask of the executioneron Tower Hill. Broken masts … Continue reading
Those who sow the windreap the whirlwind. The politicians,seeing nothing better to do,sow the wind. Encourage the people to be dissatisfied(so that they can promise to satisfy them). Encourage the people to envy the rich;(promise a fairer redistribution). Tell the … Continue reading