Posts in Art/Poetry/Writing

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Carl Jung and the Artistic Impulse: Madness in the Creative Spirit

A brief look at some historical examples of artistic geniuses and it is tempting to believe that there is something approaching madness in the creative spirit. The artistic impulse permeates throughout history: from the “primitive” cave art of the Upper Palaeolithic through to the introduction of perspective and foreshortening during […]

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10 Reasons You’ll Never Look at Sunsets the Same Way Again

A thin blue line shoots across the horizon and that is the mark. You know the sun will eventually set underneath that line, but until then, the moment where it crosses that line, you are witness to one of the most beautiful sights in the Universe. Here are a few […]

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My 24-Hour DMT Trip – pt. 2/2

Continued from Part 1 I jumped, and raised my waist to the top of the wall; on the other side was a black void. I raised my right leg to the top of the wall and rolled myself onto it, sitting at the top, on my right was only blackness, […]

Initiating Breakthrough

My 24 Hour DMT Trip – pt. 1/2

Let me tell you about my chemist friend, a naturally paranoid person, he’s always asked me to keep his identity secret, so I’ll just refer to him as “My chemist friend.” He’s been a chemist his whole life, and is one of the better chemists in the world, so he […]

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The Simple Truth that Love Can’t Flourish Without

My friend said something pretty interesting to me the other day. She said that amongst all our friends, I am the one who seemed to pretty much have my “shit” together. She pointed out that I have strong convictions, a job that doesn’t make me want to find out what […]

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Insanity Management: A Story

 I keep having these flashbacks in my head when I look at certain things. For instance, while driving in my car, whenever I glance over at the little hula hoop dancing figurine on the dashboard, I always think of the day you were born. I was so proud that day […]

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The Dreamer of the Dream: Why I Am a Writer

What makes a writer a writer? I have been asking myself this for some time now; I’d estimate about 18 months, give or take. Why am I asking this? Because at that time, 18 months ago, I decided to be a writer. But is that simply all it takes to […]