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JANNA R

Tales from the otherside of nowhere.

Lone Ranger

You become me As I become you We go around As one sound In spinning tense We make sense Of our world together As blood ties sever Sharing spirits of one and other To make new ties to hold and... Continue Reading →

Learn your troubles young

Learn your hardships when you are young Learn your troubles when you are still nothing Learn your weakness well when you are still helpless Learn them well child Learn them well Before you are a threat To others who cannot... Continue Reading →

Spirit thieves

Take care with whom you share a meal For they very well might spirit steal Away in the night With your spirit in flight Take care with whom you sit by For they may your spirit away fly Take care with... Continue Reading →

Warriors of Earth

Once we were warriors And they came with their tales Once we were warriors And they came with their lies Once we were warriors And they twisted our stories Once we were warriors And they molested our souls But we... Continue Reading →

Chant

Water fire air earth ether Feel it in the calmest weather When the charge goes round and round You can feel it from the ground Spinning fire in the air When the skin and hair are bare In the sun... Continue Reading →

Companition

Will they love you to the point of breaking Will they find your soul for taking Will they hollow you out from outside in With a great roaring mindless din Or will you keep your word to the earth Find... Continue Reading →

The Yawn

She came from the darkness Through a great yawn Along with the chaos And a young faun The skys roared asunder The earth cracked with thunder Wolves howled to the heavens In rhythms of five, sixes and sevens She flooded the noise... Continue Reading →

I Like You

I looked into your eyes And shook your hand A distant gaze Across the land From soul to soul My mind did wander Through the keyhole Over yonder I felt you And you felt me It was on cue Electricity I... Continue Reading →

The Wolf Prince

Give me an astro, naught any day of the week It is the cause, me not which I do seek Will not an astro, naught leave you hanging Instead will cause me not violetly haranguing Prince will always leave you high... Continue Reading →

GO

Go off into your daily job While you go and soul rob Playing games of clown and jester As long as you not I pester I have greater dreams to master So we may have a future faster I have... Continue Reading →

The spirit bringer

I know you. You long to carry the remains of my dead. You lack the parts I carry in my heart and head. It is my excess which you lack. As you haul your empty burdensome sack. You are incomplete, a... Continue Reading →

Wolf people

The people who look at you in the eyes Balanced with sense from sole to spine Nothing to hide and nothing to fear They know the world from ear to ear Words come from the heart With a rhythm of a... Continue Reading →

A broken voice

Where are the stories of heartful voices With zeal and real open choices Without someone sticking in their heal Pushing over a broken keel Bending over with forceful posture Demanding a timely roster Waving arms in a fit Because in their... Continue Reading →

Go

Red as blood Gold as plasma Brown as dirt Can you find the chiasma? From top to bottom Down below What you get When you can no longer grow Up and down And back again Can you find The place... Continue Reading →

Feet beat

Can you feel what is beneath your feet? A flowing feeling where your sole and heart meet A gentle rhythm and a flow When the blood goes down below To move it up again to the power of 10 Say... Continue Reading →

Golden Thread

The golden thread weaves through all Making one grow small or tall It finds its way though matter and time Weaving thoughts of rhythm and rhyme It takes what you know and makes it clear With water it serves the brave... Continue Reading →

Beauty

A beauty without thorns will be slain in a day A beauty without poison will perish in a week And a beauty without arms will lay helpless upon the floor While a true beauty will wear armour above as below And grow roots down... Continue Reading →

Hold you

I will hold you to the ground Hold you to your word If you spout nonsense It will sound absurd That is my promise To all of you and yours For if I catch a liar Gravity will be most dire... Continue Reading →

Born to die

Some people are born to live But I was born to die If I said anything else It would be a lie Some have a purpose To save another soul But all I know is darkness A great cavernous hole... Continue Reading →

Sit

To sit here with all my feelings As you go on in abstract reelings With words that make little sense Grown in falsehood and pretense Trying to make claims That are based on heroic games While my gut churns And... Continue Reading →

Goat cheese dreams

In my chest between the cleft of my breast I felt the pull of being satisfied and full Beneath was the beat of a disturbed heart Chaos rhythms and a fearful start There your death was foretold In my heart it... Continue Reading →

Instinct

They want it They crave it They want all you've got They don't know why they feel such rot In their bellies lying empty and hollow Down to the pits they will ye follow Oh rose, flower, lily and fairy... Continue Reading →

Rainblow

I gave you the best years of my life   And you blew me away   I showed you the stars, the moon and the golden sun   And you blew them away   I showed you my way You blew... Continue Reading →

Pass the Buck

The goat was laden with silver and jewels to carry far like burdened mules For all the feelings the villagers had within caused a great ruckus, an endless din They jumped and hollered while the goat was collared With a silver... Continue Reading →

The Big Bad Wolf

The Wolf kills the sheep And puts on its coat Gobbling it up All the blood it does soak Then the Wolf kills the girl deep in the wood And throws on her real red cloak After cutting of the... Continue Reading →

Emotional debt

Distracted with coin and counting While incurring debt surmounting But not the debt in the bank Instead when all feelings bottomless sank As paying with coin and metal Loosing feelings sentimental Breath becomes short and stifled As arming yourself rifled... Continue Reading →

Touch to Sound

Feel the song Hear the strike Touch the beat Listen to the stroke Ears can feel What skin can deal Touch and sound Go round and round From sense to fear Yet still I shed no tear

Breath to Smell

Breathe it up to the fork in the road Where two becomes one The smell of a fresh lawn mowed Breathe it high to where the brow and nose meet Then take it down to the soles of your feet... Continue Reading →

Weakness

Be smarter, read more Glasses Faster faster faster Running shoes Scream to get heard Corsetry Be taller to get noticed High heels Play a role Make up Shove the competition out of the way Muscle building Stay on the straight... Continue Reading →

Holey Skin

There are holes in the skin Great caverns where love won't let in A place senseless in the small of the back Near an emptiness and a lack There is a hole where there should be feeling But going round... Continue Reading →

The Frog

Frogs don't like chocolate, coffee or sweets Loosing their bounce and mighty feats The heart may be gleeful and high for a moment But drops in pressure with despair and atonement The throat falls with woes and ails With loss for... Continue Reading →

Trade in Time

She traded in nothing as tedious as minerals Nor as dependent as animals And though she would gift a plant or two She would not trade in them either, do But she would collect feelings, memories and secrets Keep them... Continue Reading →

The ramblings of the heart lost in time

No matter how much one plans at life, it is always uncertain. The only certainty in life, is in fact, uncertainty. The heart can flutter in a moment of unknowing. Or take pause with anxiousness of the future. But really there is... Continue Reading →

Punishment

Being punished for who you are Is the cruelest thing to do by far And though worse yet Is to hurt yourself Because you know of nothing else

Newcomers

Tenderfoot and Greenhorn found the land of the north They walked slowly with care as they went forth In this new land they found their own way Growing stronger in both night and day For Tenderfoot solefully treads the green... Continue Reading →

Puddle

There upon a lonely road was heart shaped puddle She took a dive in with her thoughts which were all in a muddle The puddle was a door into another world Where everything was upside down and snails were uncurled People... Continue Reading →

Automaton

The pulse resides in the triangle Of the soles' arch angle With a steady beat In both cool and stifling heat The blood of fi phi fo Going far down below Rising up through the centre Unlike a tarty dolled up pretender... Continue Reading →

Spectacle

The masked soul watching the world pass Far away behind polished glass Like a spark, small and unseen Scrutinizing, critical, precise and mean Shaved to points and thin dashes Turning life's spontaneity into ashes As people talk about the glass ceiling Breaking down... Continue Reading →

The People.

First the Vikings came with myth and sword Then the church with their one book and cross Then the soviets with a promise of freedom But still feet trailed the woodland moss Then the fears of military grids became home And faith and truth was... Continue Reading →

Liquid gold

Here I sit in elation and ecstasy Releasing from my organs urinary Into the loo it all must go Like an endless streaming flow   —this is one to write on a public toilet door (but only do so at... Continue Reading →

From top to bottom

Making logic of madness is the scientist's pursuit To rationalise and quantify every moment as moot But the artist accepts some things cannot be counted And seeks through nature's sense All the cracks and crevasses The masons wedged with lies and numbers... Continue Reading →

Finding Grace

Grace was never home Always out and about Could never sit still Unbelonging and ill How to find something that does not exist In my world? How to find pause? A silent peace The tightness in my chest Always present,... Continue Reading →

Bad Mary

Mary returned from the magical land of Frau Holle and she was all covered in shit. Everyone in the village square stared at her and moved well out of her way. She smelled, quite bad as I'm sure you could... Continue Reading →

Death

Death is near or is she far Sitting waiting upon a star Watching you as you go about Crying and whining with a pout Or when you sit between here and nowhere And wondering if you are somewhere With her... Continue Reading →

Ol’ friends

Ol' friends of long ago Creep into my life with new faces in tow In hope perhaps you could be new friends But then alas, you all got the bends Turning quickly into foe Just as the wind did blow Like my... Continue Reading →

Walking

Why doesn't walkin' feel like dancin' Why does it feel like broken fall Why doesn't walkin' feel like dancin' After all   Where did the skip go The hop in my step Where did glide slide And that time I leapt... Continue Reading →

Suns are hard to love

Suns burn with the fire of naught Rarely doing as they are taught They see you as you are No matter how far When you feel humble and cowardly Know that they are watching carefully Burning with the fire of the soul... Continue Reading →

Remember

I remember the day all the lights went out You said it was love like a hero coming in the night But you punched my lights out with one blow And then I believed that's what love was The destruction... Continue Reading →

SLow rise

I see you Crossing the moat in a boat A lump grows in the throat My chest tightens And gut churns Feeling spirit burns Holding the cards Close to my chest Where the gold lay hidden Beneath my celestial crest Pulling myself together Like the tuned strings of a... Continue Reading →

Minä

Jos en näytä kuka olen, Miten tunnet?

En halua

En halua rakkaus Kuin talon rakentaminen En halua rakkaus Kuin rikkaat En halua rakkaus On rakennettu rahaa ja verta En halua.  

Time

Breathe to save time With wings folded back together Stop to make time Feel the heart beat Stand in the sand In time to the earth spinning Floating out of time And space

Sloe Shillelagh

The blackthorn tree is calling The shadow of Morrigan is falling In the night from beneath the earth Here we call the Blackthorn, Oratuomi The Thorn of Judgement tree The bleading hearts of Morrigan and Aestraea Raining down to calm the hysteria Shillelagh long and... Continue Reading →

Bedtime

How do I get these rhymes out of my head Each night they stop me from going to bed Like the endless beating drum With the longing drone of a hum On and on in my mind Words coming out from somewhere... Continue Reading →

U & Mi

I only know you as you are As your breath heaves like a barge I only see you as you are Sitting there rather large I feel so small next to you Though I smell fear through your left shoe... Continue Reading →

Woman’s voice

The woman's voice is locked up in the academic circle Within the humanities and arts like a tightly woven girdle What about the sciences of chemistry, mathematics and physics Where men still rules the literature of the ages As I flick... Continue Reading →

Inner voice

The words in your mind When you are blind Windows closed Cheeks rosed Lips sealed Soul revealed Mind's eyes pealed Knees and hips steady In time to be ready The tone deep and low From where toes and arches grow... Continue Reading →

Good eye

Do you see through the lens with your good eye or bad? Which do you use when your are mad or sad? Do you prefer your left or your right? As you face down the glass that bends light Or do... Continue Reading →

Words

How many words can you stomach? How many words can you count? Which words make your heart ache? And which words are paramount? Are there words that shed tears? Or last the test of time for years? Is it their order... Continue Reading →

Stay

G3     A3   G3 Who will stay? F3     G3    F3...E3 And who will go? G3     A3   G3 Who will stay? F3  E3       D3 I     don't know. F3... Continue Reading →

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