Tag Carl Jung

To Stand upon the Earth

This is the last of a daily succession of poems I’ve been uploading “from our seclusion.” They are all excerpts from two series of poems I wrote in the 1990’s, one on Martin Buber’s concept of I-Thou, the other on Carl Jung’s concept of the shadow. They belong together, I think, in some way. The original poems can be found… continue reading

Learning to Dance with my Shadow that Haunts me

Shall I teach my shadow how I like to dance ? Or must I learn the dance-steps my shadow knows ? Or should we learn a new dance, altogether ? … continue reading

The Loss of Ground, the Lack of Shadow

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Making the Earth Whole

The voice of truth is bound to be a lonely one. That would seem to be a rule in human life.  For a race in question, it spells disaster. These three articles are worth reading, if you have not already read them : From the BBC  From the Independent  From today’s Observer   … continue reading

Where Connection Takes Place

It is much easier to talk about love and community etc, than it is to comtemplate truthfully, make peace with and embrace your own shadow, this inescapable following aspect of you, lacking clear features. But acknowledgement of the shadow, understanding of it, openness to it, makes real love possible.… continue reading

Where My Shadow Lives

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I Range the Earth

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The Shadow Winking

Perhaps it would have been more appropriate to have uploaded these lines yesterday, Good Friday. On Good Friday this year, the highest number of coronavirus deaths so far was recorded in the UK.… continue reading

Portraits of my Shadow

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My Shadow at Night

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