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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Always Consistent

Posted on October 10, 2017 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

Time is a contradiction,
a distinct barrier between
now and when, or fact and
trend. If it is not a signal,
then it will be a sign. It is
only time; time to waste
or to embrace as it is.
Nothing stops time, not
even the strongest mind.
In that way we are then
held hostage by the clock.
In other ways it is our
freedom to leave behind
the wrongs of time.
The clock on the wall, the
watch on your wrist,
always consistent and
never a twist, not naturally.
Time is what we will see,
in memory or reality.
10/10/2017                                j.g.l.

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