Tag Archives: ego

Within ~ Mary Suzanne Barrett #writephoto

Within I turn as my ego yearns for completion of the lies it churns. Trying so hard to create light from the false beliefs it burns. My ego in a space of tumultuous hast is trembling with the weight of … Continue reading

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Growing emotional…

It is the end of a long day; one of those days when many small things have seemed to go wrong and a few bigger things cast dark shadows on your horizon. You are tired…not the pleasant kind of snuggle-up-in-bed-with-a-book … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep . The Bull of Heaven. ~ Willow Willers

Willow continues her tale of her journey through the story of Gilgamesh at the recent Lord of the Deep workshop weekend:   Broken Unwashed, unkingly The mighty ego returns To the city and temple Unrecognised. Ritual Four Again I process … Continue reading

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Come-uppance #midnighthaiku

Ego illusion Self-confident aggression Really just small fry A newly introduced, and rather bumptious tiger loach, felt itself to be king of the aquarium at feeding time, having seen off ‘the competition’… fish smaller than itself. Then, it came face … Continue reading

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Fittest? #midnighthaiku

* Territorial The ego protects its own Whatever the cost Need and tragedy ignored In search of supremacy *  

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Forgotten #midnighthaiku

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Renewal ~ Anjali Sharma #writephoto

When we open our eyes in this world, Everything looks fascinating and beautiful, At our growing age, we are in the constant process of renewal. As we grow in size and age, we get trapped into constant chase of our … Continue reading

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Folly

As noble knights by sanctity embraced, Stories traced upon a silent tomb Emblazoned and caparisoned In semblance of history Laid to rest in glory. Truth not writ in stone, Death corrupted Serving life Enslaved. False. Fake. Worthless, Ego-wrought, Mere trumpery. … Continue reading

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North-easterly VI: Ringing a pele

There is something about a map, a proper, paper map, that makes a journey personal. We don’t tend to use sat-nav, resorting to such technologies only when cities force us to do so… and we had invested in a brand … Continue reading

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North-easterly V: Layers

A short walk along the coast from Craster is another of the most iconic sights on the Northumbrian shore…Dunstanburgh. The castle has inspired artists and poets over the centuries; Turner and Girtin both painted the ruins, and so did I, … Continue reading

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