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Stones of the Night III… Stuart France

* …After a longer than expected climb up the steeper than anticipated side of the plateaux, you are finally within appraisal distance of the pointed stone. Its presence, which now looms towards you, defining the false horizon, seems to demand … Continue reading

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Stones of the Night II… Stuart France

* …As the ferns thin you spy a wooden stile up ahead and descend the grassy-knoll rather too quickly for the conditions underfoot, trotting to the stile side, precariously, and resting awhile to catch your breath. A road runs to … Continue reading

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Stones of the Night… Stuart France

* You are a passenger… You stay under glass… You are driven through the city’s ripped back-sides. You leave the city’s ripped back-sides on a road which snakes through low, rough, foothills. Far on the horizon a solitary fin-shaped peak … Continue reading

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Striding out… Stuart France

* If all goes well You’ll be setting out… * * For a landscape of old About which legends are told… * * Where hermits habitually stay And giant figures still play. * Source: Stuart France

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Baecca’s Well… Stuart France

* From Baecca’s Well Via All Saint’s Spire * * To a rocky height That holds initiatory fire… * Source: Stuart France

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Adoration of the One? III… Stuart France

* “As an aid to poesis the Chain of Being works in numerous ways.” * * “It lends life to the notion of an interconnected cosmos without superfluity and raises the dignity of creation by recognising its symbiotic heights and … Continue reading

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Adoration of the One? II… Stuart France

* “Another curiosity, found in the Chain of Being, held that each class possessed a ‘primate’.” * * “The eagle among birds, the lion among beasts, the king or emperor among men.” * * “Other primacies were the sun among … Continue reading

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