Archetype of the Poetic Mind



The poetic mind
Gravitates in synchrony
With planets aligned.

About this poem

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.

Font size:
Collection  PDF     
 

Written on October 22, 2022

Submitted by karlcfolkes on October 22, 2022

Modified on March 31, 2023

2 sec read
351

Quick analysis:

Scheme ABA
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 1991 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s ‘Liebe Mili’ (translated into English as “Dear Mili”), Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes of Analytical Psychology. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

All Karl Constantine FOLKES poems | Karl Constantine FOLKES Books

63 fans

Discuss the poem Archetype of the Poetic Mind with the community...

3 Comments
  • VandhukK33
    Every night I think to my love.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • karlcfolkes
    The mission of the Psyche is to invite us all into its mystical sacred company .
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • teril
    Hi Karl,
    Your short poem created a long train of thought! Thanks for the insight and the provocation.
    LikeReply1 year ago

Translation

Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Archetype of the Poetic Mind" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 19 Jun 2024. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/141379/archetype-of-the-poetic-mind>.

Become a member!

Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

June 2024

Poetry Contest

Join our monthly contest for an opportunity to win cash prizes and attain global acclaim for your talent.
11
days
17
hours
34
minutes

Special Program

Earn Rewards!

Unlock exciting rewards such as a free mug and free contest pass by commenting on fellow members' poems today!

Browse Poetry.com

Quiz

Are you a poetry master?

»
AA Milne wrote: "A bear, however hard he tries..."
A "stinks and attracts the flies"
B "can never stop telling lies"
C "grows tubby with no exercise"
D "has very very tired eyes"