A YEARNING PHILOSOPHER TO HIS SMILING POET

In your emergent words I found the way,
Through kindness and our laughing play,
To Reach deep inside and with faith renew
An Anima growth seen by just a few.

A shared journey to now bear the word
Was found in your eyes, a teacher spurred:
As Eve she emerged your Helen she grow
In Anima growth felt by just a few.

How can I know the true pain of you now,
Through speaking her words I learn how
To explore with my friend a new place to be
An Animus guide to help become free.

In speaking out now, free in the world,
We have found new ways to further unfurl.
In Virgin Mary’s gift Helen’s Troy is no more
In Animus guide of help, you are free.

Your growth is now painful for you to accept
Through ancient memories you are more inept:
Let Byronic action guide your bright smile
As Anima and Animus prefers a new guile.

The journey continues as wisdom we seek.
Hermes found ways to share with the meek
That we are not perfect, it is Sophia’s way
Our Anima and Animus requires a new play.

 

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David Scanlon – England – (1963 - )

Scanlon. D (2018) Poetry for Business : Continuing Conversations. The Foolish Poet Press, Wilmslow, England. A YEARNING PHILOSOPHER TO HIS SMILING POET. Page Number 51.

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