Mythos & Marginalia

life notes; flaws and all

j.g. lewis

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a daily breath...

A thought du jour, my daily breath includes collected and conceived observations, questions of life, fortune cookie philosophies, reminders, messages of peace and simplicity, unsolicited advice, inspirations, quotes and words that got me thinking. They may get you thinking too . . .

these days

tomorrow is another chance

but what about today?

11/29/2022                                                                                                               j.g.l.

Mondays are just young Fridays

Morning fog limits perspective.
As much surprise as wonder,
as isolating as illuminating,
we naturally want to see further.
Your vantage point stays the same.
Captivated throughout the day,
you may well stand where you are,
only the focal point broadens.Daylight eventually finds its way,
you can easily see the difference.
Darkness will come, it always does,
the view will be different tomorrow.
11/28/2022                                                                                                                                                                                        j.g.l.

be content

hold the image
speak the silence
feel the clarity

11/27/2022                                                                                                                 j.g.l.

I'm like a pencil;
sometimes sharp,
most days
well-rounded,
other times
dull or
occasionally
broken.
Still I write.

j.g. lewis
is a writer/photographer in Toronto.

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Mondays are just young Fridays

Posted on January 4, 2016 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

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If you have to deny the magic,
then you are forcing yourself
to look away from all you once
believed was possible.
   It was more than gravity then
that drew you to the fire, and
more than curiosity that
allowed you to be consumed.
   That you are not now pure ash
is, in fact, a miracle.
   So why do you turn away?
   It can’t be that you are afraid
of the fire, for your brows have
been scorched and your
passion ignited.
   It must be that you are afraid
of the magic, and if that be true,
how can you live with yourself?
   You are the magic.
                                               j.g.l.

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