Self

For Colleen’s poetry challenge.

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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15 Responses to Self

  1. Awesome lines so well composed

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  2. Erik says:

    You said a lot in just a few lines here, Sue. I’d love to hear a poetry group or class discussing what they “see” in it. (And it’d be fun if you could sit behind a two-way mirror and hear all of those responses!)

    One thought it evoked in me is that we really never know another person fully. In some ways, no matter how we may meditate, no matter how much work we do with self awareness, I don’t know that we can ever even fully know ourselves. So much of our perception of the world, others and self is necessarily through a broken lens of experience, expectation and a host of other “blur-inducers.”

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    • Sue Vincent says:

      It would be an interesting experience “to see oursels as ithers see us” as Burns put it. I agree that we can never be entirely sure that what we think we know of ourselves is true. Maybe it is the trying that matters.

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  3. Running Elk says:

    In the name of all that’s holy… Synchronicity? LOL
    *wanders off shaking disbelieving head… ❤ xx

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  4. Excellent words, Sue. I loved it! ❤ The image is amazing! We had snow this morning with more projected for tomorrow. 😦

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  5. I love this, Sue. ❤

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  6. Beautiful, Sue. 🙂 — Suzanne

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