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 . . .

damn truth

We do not touch the money, now
only digits on a screen. Ingredients
in our foods unknown, or what
scientists contribute to the scheme.
Price at the pump keeps going up,
still our cars can’t seem
to get enough.
Politicians are not worth knowing, or
deeds in which they partake, sin or
scandal widely-known, we
elect them anyway.
Damn truth be told,
between utter lies; they won’t salute
the dead, so many innocents die.
We won’t wash our hands, but
still waste the water
and share the blame.
We don’t care if we don’t want to,
our days continue just the same.

© 2018 j,g, lewis

sins and sorrows

04/11/2024                                                                                            j.g.l.

April is Poetry Month

Mondays are just young Fridays

Waiting for the darkness, but
not from the night. Waiting
for darkness to squelch the light
of the day.
Rare and strange and still
somewhat familiar, the Moon
caught crossing a path,
expectedly today.
Vision enigmatic, but solemn
and static. Naturally occurring.
We live with the darkness
however unnerving.

04/08/2024                                                                                   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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Posted on August 5, 2016 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

 

“We are what
we believe we are!”
–                                                                          C.S. Lewis

 

 

 

Enlight1

 

Enlight1

Find the message in the
misunderstanding, the source
of your hesitation, search out
the underlying motivation
of your core beliefs, and
express your desires
as often as your doubts.
If you can’t speak your
mind honestly, and with
intention, how can you
expect others to understand
what the hell
you are talking about?
And while you’re at it, send out
some positive vibrations. All
this week there has been
far too many distractions and
delays, too much dysphoria
and too few toothy grins.
Get out there and give the
weekend the attention
it deserves. Have some fun
(and keep a little bail money
tucked in your sock just in case).
                                                                          j.g.l.

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