Biography of Bud Taylor
My favorite summer job was at wilderness canoe co-leader in the Whiteshell Provincial Park on the Lake Mantario Trail. One morning after an early hike and paddle i was returning to the cabin and found my co-leader swimming near the dock with a family of loons cavorting round and making a ruckus. One broke off and flew to my nearing canoe danced for me on the waters, calling out a hallo
The most refreshing experience i had was upon the moraine path to Robson Glacier at the feet of Mount Robson. After an exhausting hike i looked up from the moraine strewn path to find a breeze lift from the cooling glacier flow over my weary body and carry my heart heaven ward
It was near there i found two hoary marmots on the meadows of Snowbird Pass greeting hikers on the way to the summit of the trail overlooking Robson Park
Bud Taylor's Works:
Ridership Protocol Laws,2012
Ridership: Investigation into a Greenhouse Gas Quantification Protocol for Vessels & Trains, A carbon offset,2010
Bud Taylor Poems
Remember there's a mile in every smile a well in every dwell Smile before you rise
A Stray Horse
One day a stray horse arrived in the Valley Tired, beaten they arrived
Frank Cormack And The Forty Sticks Of Dy...
Frank Cormack was a demolitions man working coal seam number eight in the boom town of Cumberland on Vancouver Island in 1933
Oh To Fly, Oh To Fly
Perched on the cliff face Looking at a brave, new world I cry from the wilderness, hear it today Hear it for a thousand years
Two Happy Marmots, One Red Sock
Friends three huddled a plan and boarded a tram crowed and we flew cheeks merry in hues tall trees mountain vistas, glaciers and lake basins far and away safe harbour, rocky peaks we seek
Liberty The Princess Of Freedom
There's a free in freedom a dominate in dom dominate implies ownership terminates empowerment
Lady Of The Longboard
My dearest Brother I heard you were Unable to make plans for the holidays Breezed into Ottawa to share a cup of coffee Let us catch up at Tim's in the Market Square
The Petals In A Glacial Flow
There's a river that flows from a glacier of old and the story told of children bold catching lov'd life on a cliff on the heights
The Ear In Heart
FEAR 'False Evidence Appearing Real'
One Sense Left
If my hearing did lose no melody or chord on piano played nor sonorous tone on clarinet heard not one jot of scale or note
The Ink In Think
New beginnings spent whittling pencils in English class bent laying down copy of the 'road not taken' doodling a tall-treed wood copy making
Look up look around Look at the deep green surronds Look at the sea dream on the beach Look at the mountains birds soaring high out of reach
Remember Yesterday It Was You And I
Remember Yesterday it was you and i Yesterday setting out to sea It was you and i
The Magical Minstrels Of Lake Mantario
7 lakes and 6 portages did make all in a day's paddle the up and over we'll take waiting for us all on Shield's lake your yodel will call a summer adventure for seekers all
The Ear In Heart
'False Evidence Appearing Real'
'Healthy Evidence Appearing Real'
Timely Evidence Appearing Real
What can be more real, true or immediate than a tear?
Happy evidence actually real today