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After writing a short article on the Liberties of Rejection, published in Refresh Magazine I thought I would take a look at some of my recently rejected works. Each of these poems was not the right fit for where it was submitted and in that I now get to publish it somewhere else. Rejection is something creatives encouter often. Its something we need to befriend. Find out more about how in my article...
Within the Greek Pantheon twins area reccuring theme. Often comprising of one female and one male, they show the duallity within us all. Each pair of twins in the following poems adresses the complex relationships and dynamics. Artemis and Apollo, the gods of the moon and the sun, both complement each other's personalities. Eros and Anteros , love gods, show that loving has to be answered for it to prosper. Cassandra and Helenus, talks of the myth where Cassandra was only believed through the words of her brother, who would explain her prophesies.
Connecting to the 5 elements
Reconnecting with the five elements, Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit, is a brilliant way to reconnect with yourself. By tapping into an element that you have affinity for, or by exploring one you feel you lack, your personal power can grow and it is possible to discover new parts of yourself. Sometimes finding the way to connect can be difficult so below are some suggestions for ways to rediscover each element and your relationship with it.