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“The Fool is not a philosophy, but a quality of consciousness of life.”
Cecil Collins

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Moulting

Moulting July 2021   The young man had got up more than once and I too had rehearsed my farewells. ...

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Wholeness is the Fool’s Business – Part III

Part III of The Way of the Fool.“Some souls learn nothing except from human masters; others have learned everything from ...

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My Gallows Star

I am welded to some distant realm – unknown and unknowable, perhaps – through a rope of light let down ...

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Essays

About the Boy – Part I

Part I of The Way of the Fool. "The underlying, primary psychic reality is so inconceivably complex that it can ...

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A Wondrous Fellow Appears Out of the Darkness – Part II

Part II of The Way of the Fool. “There are human beings living in isolation and loneliness in the society ...

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Wholeness is the Fool’s Business – Part III

Part III of The Way of the Fool.“Some souls learn nothing except from human masters; others have learned everything from ...

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Short Stories

The Father and the Mother Make a Cage for the Boy

The Boy had had two Fathers and at least two Mothers. The Mothers were so erratic, he’d not know which ...

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The Boy Jumps Ship

The Boy had been at sea all of his life. He had been aboard a sturdy three-masted ship, a mighty ...

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The Soul Phone Won’t Stop Ringing

The Boy is pacing up and down the hallway. Like he is trying to get somewhere but he can’t arrive. ...

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Poems

Moulting

Moulting July 2021   The young man had got up more than once and I too had rehearsed my farewells. ...

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Descending Into Myself

Descending into myself Meditation for the Fool Written 2001 – 2020 I I read somewhere that solitude is being alone ...

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this One will live yet

I wrote this piece while working on The Boy Jumps Ship. It helped me keep focused on and distil the ...

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