Month: September 2015

Man on Fire

Originally posted on Poesy plus Polemics:
“Man on Fire” Digital art by M053AB From deviantart.com see me as I am eyes won’t suffer from the sight red and raw skin afire the arson of age burns from inside the nerves melting myelin drips from old photographs cracked in the creases that smile through flames I need no one to pity my pictures all men…

Harvest of Being 2015: Ilkley Moor…

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Skein of Time …Gloom. We head into a green gloom of Heber’s very own making, for the late evening light is still bright in the sky… and almost immediately we start to climb. Water falls, gurgling on both sides of us as the path twists first one way and then the next and just keeps on climbing up…

Forget-me-not

Rooted in the Land: a misty dawn

The glory of a misty English morning – some beautiful photos and memories from Sue …

Harvest of Being 2015: Ilkley Moor…

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
III A BAPTISM OF FIRE Joshua said, “Judas Thomas, while you are still in the world, attend to the questions of your heart, and it shall be revealed to you: who you are, why you exist, and how you will come to be.” “Who are you to say these things to me ?” Said Judas Thomas. Joshua said,…

Ben’s Bit – Part … of a greater story

It began with: “There is a wall and, across the dark room, another wall. I walk between them. Getting there – to the other wall – is the goal.  What is in the middle is mere mathematics: five strides sees me across the old stone floor, and I practice so that my toe touches the far wall exactly on the fifth . . . … Read More Ben’s Bit – Part … of a greater story

Nine Deadly Sins with Coffee, part 30 – Twins of Fortune

(Greek pottery image from:  http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/apples.html) Over the weekend, one image from the Heracles myth had haunted me – that of the victorious hero wearing the lion skin – particularly the head. The picture of the two heads occupying the same space remained in my mind right up to the moment that I entered our cafe on the Monday morning. John was there when I … Read More Nine Deadly Sins with Coffee, part 30 – Twins of Fortune

The Last Tailor

The Last Tailor — The clothes he wears are not his own They dressed the flesh to suit the dead With colours picked from nature’s prime And perfumes rare that round his head Entwine a crown of rule and law In broken pieces whispering of a thread ——- The white ones came and spun the rope That covered tailored blood and green And in … Read More The Last Tailor

Ben’s Bit, part nine – Bakewell Newsheet

<See index below for other parts of this story> ———————————————————–< to be continued- Ben’s Bit is a continuing first-person narrative of the character created by Stuart France and Sue Vincent, which may bear some relation to the author of this story, Steve Tanham, their fellow director of the Silent Eye School of Consciousness.  In the latest of their books, Scions of Albion, Ben is … Read More Ben’s Bit, part nine – Bakewell Newsheet

Names Matter V…

Stuart concludes the riddle …

Nine Deadly Sins with Coffee, part 29 – The Killing of Teachers

Somewhat disappointed in myself for last week’s late arrival, I am here early, to give me time to chat to Rose. That darling lady, who runs the tea room, has watched and supported our craziness for some time. Craziness? I don’t really think so … though, when I get off that train in London each Monday, and stiffen back into my world – what I … Read More Nine Deadly Sins with Coffee, part 29 – The Killing of Teachers

Dear Wen XLVI

Don and Wen continue their off-beat, but informative, dialogue …

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