Author Archives: Jason Youngman

About Jason Youngman

I am an explorer of volition and soul, a song under a night's sky and a dream that forever yearns to be.

Improve your Memory

A psychology professor gave us a challenging assignment in class. We were instructed to pay close attention as he recited random words (nouns) aloud. Once he stated 20 words in total, he asked us to raise our hand if we … Continue reading

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WHAT IS PRUDENCE?

Prudence hangs from the tree of knowledge. We have to stretch ourselves to reach it. Once fully apprehended, then we can see. That all the branches stem from eternity. The Fall of 2017 By Jason Youngman

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Under Duress Her Sweet Caress

(Atlantic Ocean from Signal Hill, St. John’s, NL. Click on the image to view more of my photography) Upon the surface of the sea she looked back upon me. Her smile hidden in the darkness below. Her reflection white as … Continue reading

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Begin Anew

(Click on the image to download in high resolution.) Begin anew. Even when the winds remove your home. Start over. There is blood on your hands and rage without thought. Begin again. You have habitually drifted into sloth and cowardliness. … Continue reading

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Artemis – Wild Beauty & Natural Art

During an afternoon excursion around town my gaze fell upon a statue of Artemis. In fact it was more like falling head over heels in love. Time fell away from consciousness as my soul blended with her archetype. After several … Continue reading

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The Sphere of the Plant

(Long Pond, St. John’s, NL – Aug 2017 – Click on image to download in high resolution.) From the rustling of the leaves, to the morning song of the sparrow, to the awesomeness of the blue sky, the aesthetic aspects … Continue reading

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Eight Degrees of Wisdom

The flower above caught my eye from a distance. Its puffy green centre and its eight silky petals boasts an unusual sight, even for the eye that is constantly on the look out for beauty. Its name remains a mystery … Continue reading

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SLEEP WALKER

Grave digger you are far away from home. Sleep walking through phantacies magical lore. You faintly hear my voice and recoil with fear. Wakey wakey it is time to come home my dear. There is truth to what the voices … Continue reading

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What is your personality type?

How useful is it to attain a more thorough understanding of your personality? Here’s a link to an Enneagram test that may prove to be a colourful approach to better know thyself. It took me about 10 minutes to complete … Continue reading

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The Soul of Metaphysical Reflections

“The apex and role of an artist is to bring beauty, harmony & splendour into the mundane world through the vivifying qualities of the Muses.” A bold statement in need of validation yes; so let’s reflect upon the creative literary … Continue reading

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