The Word at World's End

When Francis Brabazon had finished “The Word At Worlds End” in 1963 at Meherazad, Rano was asked to type it up. Just before Rano had finished typing Francis’ book ‘Four and Twenty Blackbirds’ … which she loved. But while typing “The Dreams of Wet Pavements” the opening poem in Francis’ book ‘The Word At Worlds […]

One of the major collections of Francis’ poetry. Five long poems each an experiment in form. Forming a progression from the Godless world to the vision of the world cleansed and redeemed by the God-Man. Francis wanted these poems to be judged as literature, not as devotional pieces written to a select audience. He wished […]

After The Flood Introduction A cleansed and renewed earth, just as there was after the flood of Noah. There has been the passing through not only of external catastrophe but also of inner ordeal ‘our desolation’. Reading Hints A supple, graceful and natural verse reflecting calm speech rhythms takes the place of the rhyming and […]