Three Feathers

Photo by Hakan Tahmaz on Pexels.com Tighten the strings. Tighten the strings. Tighten the strings. They have to be tight. They have to hold. Straighten the feathers. Straighten the feathers. Straighten the feathers. All in alignment, good. Check the wax. Check the wax. Check the wax. Sealed. It should hold. It should. God, I hope …

Journal: Parental Voids

Photo by Andreas Wohlfahrt on Pexels.com I’ve been sitting here thinking about maternal and paternal archetypes. Without getting too bogged down in Jungian technicalities, it seems to me that we do have a place in our psyches, whether innate or culturally contrived, which craves a manifestation of a Mother Figure and a Father Figure. These …