Biography of Brian Taylor
Brian Taylor is a poet and philosopher presently living in Cornwall, England and the Far East.
Brian Taylor's Works:
'Blondin & Other Poems' (2006)
'Bamboo Leaves' (2007)
'Oxford Poems' (2008)
'Going Out There is No Other' (1995)
'Coming Back There Is No Trace' (2005)
Gnomonic Verses 2013
'CENTRE The Truth about Everything' (2011)
'Vajras Dorjes' (2011)
'The Universal Octopus & Mr Tao' (2013)
Basic Buddhism for a World in Trouble 2006
Dependent Origination explanation of Buddha's Paticcasamuppada 2009
Sanyojana Buddha's Doctrine of Ten Fetters 2010
The Five Buddhist Precepts 1995
The Living Waters of Buddhism 1995
Buddhism and Drugs 1995
What is Buddhism? 1995
Basic Buddhist Meditation 1995
'Basic Buddhism For A World In Trouble' (2006)
'Dependent Origination' (2009)
'The Ten Fetters' (2010)
Brian Taylor Poems
The Heart Of Darkness
The explorer draws his map and plunges into space. Why should he stumble on at every fresh mishap
The ugly sister, Alice, glared at the mirror with reflected malice; gave a grin and blew a bubble;
Building A House
Of building houses there is no end with bricks and feelings thoughts and mind, using the universal glue that clings and sticks and binds.
Ice, thick, as I have never seen on Cherwell. Jagged, floating towards Isis.
To the British Museum in W3 in very different company. To an Egyptian archaeological mortuary; dismembered torsos and massive heads,
I, Me, Mine
In the Beginning (or perhaps a little later) there was I.
City Of Angels
Shafting sunbeams. misty eddies, towering, sculpted, shining chedis, thundering traffic, six lane highways, swampy, shabby, back-street by-ways,
11th Hour,11th Day,11th Month
November Rose. Pink and white and mauve. Solitary, still, among the rosemary and late autumnal gorse.
The great Bailey wall keeps the outside out. Inside, the silence settles
Ethics is the highest science, concerned with survival, not merely knowall.
Journeying from the beginning (of which there is no beginning) , travelling for millions of years (which cannot be measured in millions or years) ,
Tail Of A Typhoon
Whirling round the gulf of Thailand tugging at the coasts and high land blowing red dust at the sky to choke the nose and sting the eye
Furze And Bracken
The furze and bracken is browned and a little battered. The Michaelmas daisies and brambles shine in the September sun.
Starting Off On The Right Foot
Phuket is blessed with the HAPPY TOOTH DENTAL CLINIC, which offers Preventative Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry.
The ugly sister, Alice,
glared at the mirror with reflected malice;
gave a grin
and blew a bubble;
stroked the stubble
on her chin
and simpered, in unbridled bliss,
'What a charmer I iss! '
adding, with a grimace,