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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Posted on February 28, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

Yoga mat restless
on the floor,
free weights you
don’t use no more,
elliptical trainer or
stationary bike, once
they were loved,
but now disliked.
They sit
and silently wait to
be moved, but you
found other
things to do.
Contraptions and
appliances
collecting dust, or
those fancy tools
all full of rust,
all of which
require some time,
in many ways
it is like your mind.
All will go stagnant
if they just sit,
and
it only works
if you use it.
                                                 j.g.l.

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