His first poem
written was when he turned 60 years old and it was on a Sunday
morning. Writing poetry was a way to relax, it naturally flowed,
with rhythm and in harmony. Since that Sunday, he has written
over 1,000 poems.
Every November, typically the end of a season C. John Taylor
and his wife Jean would travel to warmer climates, later in
his life they became fond of cruising and travelled around
the world painting, sketching, writing poetry, and music.
At the end of the voyage he would hold an exhibition on board
of up to 100 pieces of work displayed which were completed
on board his trip.
Sadly, his wife passed away on the 07th Feb 1985 in Tahiti
on a world cruise.
C. John Taylor did re-marry to Ida Marie Samuels Brusse who
was a friend of Jean on the cruises. (They spent 12 many happy
C. John Taylor never stopped working to his dying day, 84
years old on board the Saga Rose on 11th Feb 1998. (Almost
in the same location as his former wife and almost on the