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Archetype of the Poetic Mind



The poetic mind
Gravitates in synchrony
With planets aligned.

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An archetype, the poetic mind is designed to be the binder and catalyst of that which is manifested with that which is potential, ever the change agent and bearer of light in the lifelong alchemical process to direct the human soul towards its individuation. As metaphysical poets, we are all apostles in service of the Spirit.

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Written on October 22, 2022

Submitted by karlcfolkes on October 22, 2022

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Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 61
Words 9
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 3

Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1995 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s “Dear Mili” Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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3 Comments
  • VandhukK33
    Every night I think to my love.
    LikeReply10 days ago
  • karlcfolkes
    The mission of the Psyche is to invite us all into its mystical sacred company .
    LikeReply4 months ago
  • teril
    Hi Karl,
    Your short poem created a long train of thought! Thanks for the insight and the provocation.
    LikeReply4 months ago

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