“The Way to the goal seems chaotic and interminable at first.
Only gradually do the signs increase that it is leading anywhere. The Way is not straight but appears to go round in circles. More accurate, knowledge has proved it to go in spirals.”
– C.G. Jung
Striving but not reaching
universal inertia slowing me down
it seems like I get so far
and find myself plucked back further
as another seemingly wrong direction
has ended with a circular trip
back to the crossroads.
It would be so easy to give in to frustration.
Yet perhaps I know a bit more each time I return
It might feel like I’m going in circles but
actually it is a spiral
Understanding has been gained from the journey
and I have to admit that even
the wrong turns have been kind of fun.
OK then its the spiral game
and its time to go around again.
— G A Rosenberg
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