Mohammedanism

“How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there…

Hope

There is yet hope for usThe sun has not setOn the age of man. The sun has not setOn the age of man. We may yet find what…

The Return of the Light

Hawk-eyed, impatient, I perch before a First-floor window and await your imminent Arrival in the way that a stranded crab might Yearn for the welcoming arms of an…

Orange

The passion of orange, amber, yellow and rust; A vestige of psyche the returning of dusk; Thunderous hooves tearing sod from ground; The Pumping of life force to…

Freedom of Speech

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” George Washington (1731 – 1799)

Winter

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness? My old grandmother always used to say, Summer friends will melt away like…

The mirrored Pond

The waters bring my soil rich, my ground so blessed so black, Tis you who plough the moral furrow, to till with aching back; So forget the sorrows…

Turkish Delight

I was sent forth from the power, and I have come to those who reflect upon me, and I have been found among those who seek after me….

And not to yield

It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho’…

As if mister Cat could care less

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century just took place. 105 years until next time.  As if Mister Cat could care less. I rest my case….

Mother of the Grain…

Also known as Lammas, or First Harvest, the name of this festival as Lughnasadh is Irish Gaelic for “Commemoration of Lugh”. Some authors give the meaning as marriage,…

Home is where the treasure is

“There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.” Paulo Coelho (1947 – ) “The Alchemist”…