Thinking Through Our Mothers
Exploring the Phantom of Art that Virginia Woolf Readily Declared as Both her Tormentor and Guide
Science says that at 20 weeks, a female fetus has a fully developed reproductive system, with six to seven million eggs, which means I have lived within my grandmother's body. It also means that my grandmother has a direct role in my creation.
Welcome to Rumination Station of Berkana! I am skipping the part where I start by acknowledging our first step into another year of experiencing the complex world around us through our subjective lenses and jumping straight to the point. The holidays were spent wisely, working and evolving some mental frameworks in guise of busy days. The one I wanted to explore is the one that has manifested through my subconscious many times here at Berkana as literary work - interwoven strings of karma with the mother archetype.
I am amused by the pattern in which consciousness flows, from memories onto inspiration onto manifestations into a body of work, like a cascading waterfall. A cou…
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