Tag Archives: Hero’s Journey

Flip Side

As they say, “There is always a flip side to every coin.” I have already written about how it is the elite, within any culture, that forms, frames, and defines that culture. The Patriarchy defined woman, but also defined man … Continue reading

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My Companion

You ask whether your verses are any good. You ask me. You have asked others before this. You send them to magazines. You compare them with other poems, and you are upset when certain editors reject your work. Now (since … Continue reading

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A Learn As You Go Proposition

  “It would be nice if we knew which questions to ask.” Or, “Wouldn’t it be great if we spoke the same language?” Maybe, “How come they don’t provide some sort of manual?” Those kinds of questions, and variations ad … Continue reading

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Metaphorically Speaking

By attempting to write poetry, I have learned that the use of metaphors is an excellent way to explore and find better and deeper understanding, to enhance and enlarge ones awareness and perceptions. When we attempt to compare apples to oranges, we … Continue reading

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