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
other times
dull or
Still I write.

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

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April Is Poetry Month

Posted on April 1, 2016 by j.g.lewis // 2 Comments


Whisper of Truth

We strive or struggle
in this tempestuous atmosphere,
    mindful of words measured
      or immediate,
and whispered as intended.

Velocity and circumstance differ.
    Interpretation, introspection,
    the memories remain
         as we see
               this poetry we breathe.

Rhythm and patterns suggest
    scattered thoughts,
unparalleled emotions, and
       a decency to remind
    the heart to remember.

©2016 j.g. lewis

April, every April,
but especially this April
is Poetry Month
        Read, write, recite,
Celebrate poetry & poets.

There is poetry
everywhere. It belongs
Find some you like,
don’t be afraid to share.
Poetry. Write your own
should you care.

Each day, every day,
every April
(but especially this April)
there will be new poetry.
Every day. Right here
               Find your way.

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