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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Never Comfortable

Posted on March 16, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

Don’t go to bed angry. You will
just waste your time fighting with
feelings that must be resolved,
or accepted.
Emotionally, anger is the most
difficult to deal with as you are
try to sleep because it pushes
back against every other feeling
you hold.
The sheets are never comfortable
when you are angry, and the room
is either too hot or too cold, the
pillow feels like concrete, the
mattress is even harder.
Your eyes will remain open, more
often than not, as if you are
looking for answers for questions
you had never even thought of.
Of all the emotions, anger is the
most difficult to even try to sleep
with. It will not rest, and neither
will you.
j.g.l.

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