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Idealization And Envy

Idealization and envy are antipodal twins.  Idealization produces colossi that bestride the psychological world and can produce claustrophobia.   Adoration mingles with envy, so that the result can be a secret desire to escape that can manifest itself as a feeling of being so hemmed in as to want to make a jail break.  A wife who over idealizes her husband may be moved to seek affairs to liberate herself from the tyranny of her adoration.  This is passing strange and also... read more

Two New Books Published This Autumn, Available on Amazon, Please Read

Young Elise, gifted with deep sight, dreams the quest of the mouse acrobat and the unicorn after they have escaped the great battle between the forces of the Nutcracker and the army of the Seven-Headed Mouse King. They meet many perils along the way, both internal and external. Why war? Why greed? The links to vanity and what self-aggrandizement leaves out. Finally they dance a revelatory dance with Blanche and Djinnsky. The quest changes the mouse acrobat far beyond who she was at the start. Elise wakes having seen to the center.

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Fit And Counterfeit

I am my own true fit and counterfeit, true gold and fool’s gold, their opposition not surviving this life’s intricacy, neither driving out each other’s other   What am I to make of myself but ceaseless forming of unresolvable formlessness, sometimes shameless in its heated heaving sometimes weighted with patient blind waiting?   In possessing myself, I dispossess myself of myself, pass into passing, leaving behind trinkets that mark a path beyond my own way of remembrances   “Am I or am I not?” becomes the sea of “was” or “was not,”,  time’s own shoreless “be”  ... read more