Tag: poet

Taking more steps

“High purposed we shall traverse realm on realm,cleaving to none as to a home,the world of spirit wishes not to fetter usbut raise us higher, step by step. “Hermann Hesse ~ Steps Clambered up these stone steps on a recent walk from Edgcumbe to…

To the Poet before Battle

“Now, youth, the hour of thy dread passion comes;Thy lovely things must all be laid away;And thou, as others, must face the riven dayUnstirred by rattle of the rolling drums,Or bugles’ strident cry. When mere noise numbsThe sense of being, the sick soul doth…

The path that leads…

“On the path that leads to nowhere I have sometimes found my soul! “ Corrine Robinson Following the faintest of footpaths across fields whilst keeping a weather eye out on ominous clouds overhead that soon had me drenched and heading homeward For this week’s…