Bordeaux Bay

Bordeaux Bay
Bordeaux Bay by Guernsey-based artist Tony Taylor

Saturday, 1 July 2017


In my experience, the people who are most happy or perhaps least unhappy are those who, of their own free will, commit to a religion or way of life and it seems that the more wholeheartedly they commit the happier they are.
It must be a relief to embrace a prescribed code or dogma that provides unequivocal answers to the challenges that life sets for the independent thinker. 


She has a Bible, black and white,
of ancient words from Heaven sent:
the Truth, she swears, omnipotent,
that delineates wrong from right. 

Faith is her lantern. Hope, the spark
that lights it in the grim unknown.
Robed in a shawl that has been sewn
with prayer, she braves approaching dark.

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