Category Archives: Expression of Faith

Gliding

Gliding on empty until the empty is gone, and clouds wave final farewells as we pass them by unawares that they’ll never see us again nor we them, as we bid them adieu with the empty gone, only the emptier … Continue reading

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Dunkirk

Time stretches taut as a drumskin, each passing syllable a vibrating membrane with the, longed for hoped for prayed for.. Time stretches beyond the horizon each immeasurable step further from the vanishing point of the, longed for hoped for prayed … Continue reading

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Notes on the disaffection of an Intellectual

We know nothing worth knowing and were it worth knowing we wouldn’t even know that we didn’t know whether or not it was; Knowledge is the sum of all the emptinesses gathered in a vacuum, we articulate acquired knowledge in … Continue reading

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Notes on the Lives of Dreams

Years tick away with their incessant urgency, days expire in a breath; There is not world enough to encompass all that has been dreamt; Unrequited dreams are promises of a future aborted in the womb; I am left raging with … Continue reading

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The Prisoner

The difference between a prison cell and an open meadow on a bright Summer’s day is, all the pain all the exhaustion all the waiting all the longing all the desire all the determination all the suffering all the endurance, … Continue reading

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The Skies Above Kent, 1940

Who shall make manifest again the courage of Lionheart? who will make their way to the cockpit of the Hurricane? who shall glance upward at adversarial skies abuzz with intruders and not blanch? A radio’s circumspect utterance that there might … Continue reading

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Stabat Mater

Amongst the thousands staring and no-one caring , We too stared and stood next to the Woman alone and weeping as her hopes were seeping away into the sinking Sun ; The crowds had been shouting with each cheer doubting … Continue reading

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