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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Journey of Love: Jung at Heart

Jung at Heart

Jung at Heart

I was truly young at heart when I first encountered Jung, whilst reading a book by Freud, in my local library. Intrigued by him I returned to the shelves and chanced upon his memoir,  ‘Memories, Dreams, Reflections’  and sat down to read it. Being only fifteen years old meant that I couldn’t take out an adult book so it took a few trips to the library after school to complete reading. Anyhow I did finish it and although much of what I read went over my head I remember feeling captivated. Then as often happens, Jung and I (consciously) parted company for the next thirty years until, aged forty five years, I met him again and abundantly so, after joining a local women’s Dream Group based on Jungian principles.

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