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Early Beginnings: Dream Work

In the Introduction to the book The Power of Myth, the late journalist Bill Moyers explains what he got from his many conversations with Joseph Campbell about the impact of myth and story on the human psyche. At one point … Continue reading

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Concerning The Autumn of Life

December 1, 1994 Autumn as a metaphor for a season in the life process is an excellent one. Autumn is far from a waiting time, as a matter of fact it is one of the very busiest seasons of the … 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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And Then There’s All That Digging To Be Done

9/26/1994 According to Natalie Goldberg you need to clear away the garbage and get to the third or fourth level thoughts, or what I refer to as primal thought. The fresh stuff with new perspective and genuine creative flavor. Primal … Continue reading

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The Gold Mine

9/24/1994 Okay, I’ll be honest. I’m forty-eight years old and if there is one thing, more than any other, which I have awakened to think about in some form or another, it’s writing. Not every morning, no. But a lot … Continue reading

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Talisman

I made another trip to Dictionary.com this morning, before coming here. I had been talking to a friend in Arizona, and she was telling me about a picture she had found and carried around with her because she so liked the … Continue reading

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