A Ballerina Archetype
Updated: Apr 22
Anatomy of An Archetype -- Start with a poem about one ballerina...
Rewrite parts of the poem. Changing the words changes the shape and size of the ballerina, the little girl.
Overlap the little girls to create a .gif
What to notice about this image:
The child image
A crown symbolizing divinity
Unity, One and Many
Merging, Integration, and Wholeness
The words of the poem are little girlish, powdery and playful, naive. One of the ways an archetype teaches is by bringing an opposite into view. In this case, it is awareness of "over-feminine" paradigms, and ways of identifying with the color pink.