Back Down My Jungian Rabbit Hole!

Dear Dreamers and Poets,

Just a short note to say that I’m heading back down my Jungian rabbit hole to hopefully transform my Animus Diet, Divine Hermaphrodite and this years, In the Name of Sophia essays, alongside my new (2021) poems into my forthcoming “Sophia” book. I’m hoping to publish next year, however, being familiar with how the muses work, I know this may take longer, especially if a new poem or big dream comes-a-knocking!

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The Goddess and Her Green Man

Lord of the Greenwood

for Elaine and Vic

Sitting on a fallen tree,
two hearts of gold smile at me
and all the world becomes a song,
as love and bird sing all day long.
Hush listen to their hearts a-flutter,
as memory moves to early summer
where May recalls her happy hour,
a dance amid pale yellow flowers!
And as I spy behind the oak
a pen falls from my poet’s cloak,
for never have I seen such love
that sits beside the tall foxglove!
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Journey of Love: How I Wrote My First Poetry Book

How I Wrote My First Poetry Book

This blog post is all about how I wrote my first poetry book  ‘A Liberated Sheep in a Post Shepherd World’  inspired by the final copy proof landing in my hands this morning!!!

Why I Wrote My First Poetry Book

I love poetry and have always dreamed of the day when I would at last embrace my own book. Poems that I could share with everybody, including my family and friends. The happiness that I feel today is incredible! My confidence and faith, wholly restored. I have been bouncing up and down the street and walking around the supermarket with the silliest looking smile you ever did see! A natural high with a wonderful sense of achievement that on more than a few levels, means the world to me. This book has been such a long time in the making, more than thirty five years to be precise, so why publish now, here in mid-life I hear you ask?

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