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 . . .

future progress

It is often history that clouds our judgment, and even prevents us from seeing the true and right path we must take going forward.

   The steps we have already made, even those unplanned, play a meaningful role in the direction we have chosen. But, they do not always have to chart the course of future progress.

   Progress, yes, it is what we must do, even unknowingly.

 

02/05/2023                                                                                  j.g.l.

 

 

Important

The coldest morning of the winter
reminds you what is truly important:
– a warm parka
– garbage mitts
– a positive attitude
– good coffee

Spring is coming.
So is the weekend.

02/03/2023                                                                                      j.g.l.

cloud songs

        Our dreams, scattered
     amidst our memory, last night
            or the one before.
     The dream, the day
     inconsequential as
          the music that plays
            in the coffee shop.
            It is all noise
       cluttering the silence
       we think we want to hear.

02/02/2023                                                                       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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Obsolescence

Posted on April 22, 2016 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

 

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Ravaged by rain
tormented and
tortured with nature’s harsh breath
              Skin torn away and hanging
                       a mangled skeleton
left for dead
in the gutter                    an umbrella
                    alongside broken bottles
matchsticks and cigarette butts
a spent condom
           salt and dreams washed away
with the rain
Items which once served a purpose
now used or used up
no longer of use
                   Servitude
                                   sins and secrets
         susceptible to societal ways
Disposable
    Obsolescence
       Everything once had a purpose
or a reason
                     or an excuse
        Now
            all but forgotten
                                         until it rains

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