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 . . .

I'm like a pencil;
sometimes sharp,
most days
other times
dull or
Still I write.

j.g. lewis
is a writer/photographer in Toronto.

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Posted on May 28, 2022 by j.g.lewisLeave a comment

   we litigate our sorrows

   mediate happiness

   negotiate contentment

barter wisdom for unsuspecting logic


did we stop


for the trust

for the certainty

in what we know

   what we carry


   veiled imperfections

   spiteful recollection

   accepted resentment

the perseverance of inadequacies


as we keep


to the truth

to the familiar

to what we know

   what we carry


   compromised ethics

   unwritten guarantees

   pathetic promises

admit what you have lived through


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Posted on May 27, 2022 by j.g.lewisLeave a comment

This happened yesterday, in Toronto, in my city.
   What can I say?
   What should I think?
   This can happen anywhere.
   This man was walking down the street with a gun, apparently towards a school.
   What we he thinking?

05/27/2022                                             j.g.l.

Choose To See
Posted on May 26, 2022 by j.g.lewisLeave a comment

As with all we offer,
as with all we accept,
we choose that which
brings colour into
our lives.
Beauty is there,
offered and accepted.
Choose to see where
it comes from.

05/26/2022                                        j.g.l.