How the crow goes: naturally by Douglas Colston

[tabby title="Poem"] Why the crow? It is natural. The ideal way to live one’s life –whether referred to as मार्ग (Mārga: ‘the eight-fold noble path’),道 (the Dào)or Λόγος (Logos: the ‘Word’) –crows concerning all manner of things …including the Sun,...

A splendid message by Douglas Colston

[tabby title="Poem"] 雖終聖器然公皇崩靡器分聞乃歷假食眉我均阻風輸亂雲盆始子順探歸符歷 Venerable sages(like Confucius, those considered 'masters', 'saints', 'sacred', 'holy' or 'noble'and some who are emperorsor kings)universally make fair and equitable public announcementsto eliminate prestige, reputation and famefocused on stubbornly holding to one’s opinion, belittling others and killing(the...

Channelling Aretaeus by Douglas Colston

[tabby title="Poem"] On the conditionthat they are light at heart,joyfuland free from grief or pain,when produced at the right time,a conversation during a walkcreates an atmosphere of closenessand openness. [tabby title="Poet Bio"] Douglas Colston has played in Ska bands, picked...

Regarding Creativity and Nourishment, Worldly Wisdom and Destiny by Douglas Colston

[tabby title="Poem"] ᛗᛖᚦ:ᚠᛟᚦᚨ:ᚻᛖᛁᛗᛋ:ᛋᛈᛖᚲᛁ:ᛟᚲ:ᛟᚱᛚᛟᚷ:Með fǿða heims speki ok ørlǫg(Regarding Creativity and Nourishment, Worldly Wisdom and Destiny) In the last days,my son spoke candidlyabout how he was dazedby the newsthe Queen had died …and I responded. Those momentsbecame times for reflection –and...