Tag Archives: being

The long night

The seasons turn as we approach the turning point, the Solstice…  the longest night… just three short weeks away.  And yet, the sky is beautiful this morning, a clear, deep blue graced with the lights of heaven. The world is … Continue reading

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To Greet the Dawn

I wandered nto the living roomat four, having given the whole sleeping business up for the night.  Ani raised one ear and an eyebrow then curled up tight and refused to budge. It is odd though, now that I do … Continue reading

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Grace #midnighthaiku

A moment embraced Gilded by the setting sun Touched by spirit’s grace *

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The Alchemists: Paracelsus… Stuart France

Phillipus Aureolus Theophratus Bombastus von Hohenheim 1493 -1541 * ‘The sun comes out and many reptiles spawn.’ Percy Bysshe Shelley * Many to whom the name of Paracelsus is familiar are wont to regard him as a singularly successful ‘quack’ … Continue reading

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The Spinner

She sits and spins, A tapestry of wonders taking shape and life Between her vision and her words. Her mind a world away From errant children setting out To carry the spark of life To a new dawning. And yet, … Continue reading

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Soulscape #midnighthaiku

Turn out or within The soul’s eternal landscape Being remembered

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Here #midnighthaiku

From here to somewhere From nowhere to everywhere To be is enough *

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Rewriting the Wrinkles

Oh give me a life on the open road! With my dog and a caravan.. Just my books, paint and turps and a canvas.. And skin with a leathery tan. Oh find me a place on a mountain! Where the … Continue reading

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Structures of the Soul… Stuart France

* … We should not be surprised to find distinctly ‘Freudian’ concepts under the surface of this set-up. * Freud’s ‘Oedipal Complex’, after all, was derived from a Greek Tragic Play current in the Fifth Century BC. * George is … Continue reading

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Rough diamond

The computer whirred into life this morning faster than I did… not difficult, of course. I need coffee, copious amounts of coffee. The computer, however, chirps into readiness almost as quickly as the dog. To be fair to Ani, although … Continue reading

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