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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Q & A

Posted on November 9, 2018 by j.g.lewis Leave a comment

How are you?
What will you do today?
These are questions mainly
of your self.
Existential or otherwise.
There are answers
we are forced to provide
every day.
Another day, another way.
Another question, in a
day surely full of enquiry
(or inquiries), expectations,
and accountability.
Aren’t they all, really?
Right!
Right?
Each question is
interrogation without
explanation. Like it or not.
Answers are always more
personal than questions.
Questions
seek meaning.
Answers
require believing.
Questions probe,
invasive by nature; who
wants to know, and why?
Questions
are easier than answers.
Answers
are more than replies.

11/09/2018                                             j.g.l.

 

11/09/2018 j.g.l.

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