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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What You Have

Posted on July 30, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

Life
can seem so brief;
days rush by quickly, and nights
are never long enough.
It is not
the never-ending time we were
once led to believe it to be, and
the longer we live it,
the shorter it seems.
Life is
as much about perception,
as it is direction.
You are only allowed
so much time, and can only fit
enough life into your days
and nights.
Don’t look for the meaning,
but make it meaningful.
Life is not
what you had,
but what you have.
07/30/2017                                      j.g.l.

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