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About a foolhardy florilegium

Nullius addictus iurare in verba magistri, quo me cumque rapit tempestas, deferor hospes.


I walk, at times, through city streets; the sound of madness my heart meets. The madness of a world gone wrong; the music of the ‘streeters’ song. So many souls without a home; doomed by us to simply roam the … Continue reading

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Surrender is victory

“Surrender is victory” I heard a voice say; “There can be no winner at the end of day”. I’d battled so long, I’d fought all the way, how could I resist the pull of the fray? I stood on the … Continue reading

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Specks of gold

So much was found but never learnt; delusions that I now know weren’t the reasons I saw vistas new where sights unseen so often grew. The wisdom passed by on my way; I wandered, blind throughout the day. Today, with … Continue reading

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Walking Wild

Walking wild beneath The Green so many worlds I now have seen. I’ve flown with Dragon run with trees; I’ve seen their peril, felt their ease. Within those worlds where I have walked and in the talking I have talked … Continue reading

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Time for a walk

There are Gurus I have left unknown and battlefields I’ve long outgrown. There’s seeds that I regret I’ve sown; so many truths I’ve left unknown. So many tales I’ve left unread, so many words weren’t left unsaid, so much I’ve … Continue reading

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Gaia’s Gown

When motivation falls so low you’ve lost the rhythm of life’s flow. Nothing in life seems quite worthwhile when every look’s one more fake smile, your brain’s inspired but not your heart, there is no beauty in life’s art, you … Continue reading

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Give Gaia a Rest

When I look all around not much good’s to be found so perhaps it is best to give Gaia a rest. We’ll die from our own greed grabbing more than we need. A catastrophe will soon come and burst our … Continue reading

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