• Hope's adrenaline triggers my living,
    a welding torch fusing vision and despair,
    a tongue to dumbness, night into day.
    Self Portrait as an Idealist – Age 27
    The Call of the Unwritten

  • ‘Then suddenly you know you need
    to land, to settle into the hermitage
    of unsolvedness, to wake and
    pray into the offices of liminality.’
    The Edge of Bleakness
    Arriving in Magic

  • ‘If you can quiz this darkness of yours
    with a tender curiosity, unpicking the
    carapace of denial, receiving courteously
    the gift that it is being returned to you.’
    The Edge of Bleakness
    Arriving in Magic

  • ‘All these years I have been trying
    to grow up into a settled man,
    but suddenly I want to grow down
    into rescued innocence.’
    The Boy Within
    The Call of the Unwritten

  • This is all the life you have,
    each day’s crests and furrows
    promising that who you are
    embodies all you will ever need.
    This is all the life you have
    Arriving in Magic

  • 'The origins of fire
    lie hidden in that dark,
    secret place where our
    ancestors stole fire from
    the gods.’
    The Origins of Fire
    The Call of the Unwritten

  • 'To hold
    left and right,
    dark and light,
    to wait for the reconciling third—
    the one who walks between’
    I Am Mad - Step One
    Arriving in Magic

  • 'Then when the stars
    tumble from the sky
    at the end, our shining
    will illuminate scars on
    love’s invincible face.’
    Last Rites
    The Call of the Unwritten

  • 'Border black
    and white, with brown
    eyes in my blue ones,
    and in his coat
    the lonely aroma
    of the sheep-filled hills.’
    The Call of the Unwritten

  • 'A faith I have found in the pilgrim tracks of
    each heart's foraging, to be sung at fifteen and
    fifty, that our wounds are our glories and shall
    be rung with his great poet's bell at dawn and dusk.'
    Visits to Laugharne at Fifteen and Fifty
    Arriving in Magic

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