It might have been the other way around: Paestum may have followed Girgenti. Nabokov once said that he “did not believe in time”. What follows is Girgenti [in the form … Continue reading Girgenti followed Paestum
Girgenti followed Paestum in a blue sky summer that was not little. Beneath this sky two girls sang. It was a beautiful summer.
I will never forget a dear old lady – long since dead. She is with me every day as I hear the news. She makes it kinder.
I came across this broken tombstone in Stewarton Churchyard. It was erected by “Alex. Smith in memory of his father”. It was the inscribed words, worn, broken and shattered, that … Continue reading Shall Angels Wait
somewhere and everywhere I blossom.
up, down north, south, forever lost between east and west.
Within and without art and science, I am just me.
I want to thank the BMJ for publishing this letter and to thank all of the authors for writing it. This is a thank you letter to l i v … Continue reading A thank you letter
The Porsolt Forced Swimming Test (Behavioural Despair Test) is centred on rodents’ response to the threat of drowning. It has been interpreted as measuring susceptibility to negative mood in humans. … Continue reading Siberia
The Porsolt Forced Swimming Test (Behavioural Despair Test) is centred on rodents’ response to the threat of drowning. It has been interpreted as measuring susceptibility to negative mood in humans. … Continue reading P O R S O L T
Perhaps it was just me, but I somehow mistook myself for a scientific label! [I wrote this poem many years ago but it still seems relevant]
a POST SCRIPT to symbolism. Dr Felix Post made ‘science’ of the dead. he categorised all [dead] artists by disease of lives that POST had never shared and ‘evidence’ alone … Continue reading The loss of feeling