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JANNA R

Tales from the otherside of nowhere.

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Biography

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 →

In the beginning

I looked into her eyes Old eyes That have lived countless lives Since the beginning They told me of how we began How my journey will not be an easy one An then, it wasn't easy Looking into her eyes We... Continue Reading →

Star

She became a star when she burned like one; alone; in space; and vapid darkness.

Smile

they say to smile with your eyes but I did not know how they say to laugh from the soul but I did not know where it was they say to be generous but I had nothing to give they... Continue Reading →

Teeth

one tooth from a shark another tooth from a broken man a third tooth from the other man the forth tooth from a medicine man And two molars from me enshrouded in earth, grass and golden hearts

Wingless

Who tore your wings asunder Under a great clap of thunder Who snuffed out your dreams With a book of loaded memes Who grabbed your right hand dead To wrap it around a pencil lead Who loomed over your word... Continue Reading →

Fan

I waved and waved all night long While you sung your heartfelt song Giving you my wings and bells So you can weave your magic spells I watched you with heart and soul So you can grow a magnetic pole But as... Continue Reading →

Just joking

It was just a joke When you did me choke It was just for fun When you left me undone It was not so serious When you struck me delirious My wings of a million petals Replaced with stones and... Continue Reading →

The Child of a Victim

I learnt to punch before I could paint I learnt to kick before I could dance I learnt to scream before I could sing I learnt to rage before I could cry From the depths of my soul But no... Continue Reading →

The Wolf and the Rabbit

Once upon a time there was a lone wolf who live at the edge of the forest, not too far from a village. There she lived watching the villagers get on with their lives, working, dancing and playing. She wanted to join them,... Continue Reading →

Grinding down

Bit by bit my soul did chip By words and sounds and tied up bounds There was hole where should have been a magnetic pole With feelings hollow, in the darkness to follow Why did you choose the words to use? To break... Continue Reading →

A Dark Star

It took a great witch To take a religious man to stitch Who was lost in falsities And womanising monstrosities For our kind were bought and sold With hearts callous, cold and old You were brave but lost your will... Continue Reading →

By heart

Learn by heart Commit it to memory The heart is a bleeding vortex of tubes Blood spins like a whirlpool And you say, learn it by heart So where should I put these stories? In my gut, mind and bones?... Continue Reading →

Stories in my bones

There are stories in my bones, the ones full of old memories, the ones that make me dance the same dance over and over and over. A long time ago I was up rooted and dropped onto a desert island and... Continue Reading →

Thirsty

You create that which you are But you are broken So you broke me I was fine You broke me I was thirsty Not hungry I cried for thirst Not hunger I cried for company Not a drive I cried... Continue Reading →

Fire and Ice: The purple path

In a vessel of white With a bright light Focus is fixed The clock ticks I stand in the centre No longer a pretender With my truth within No god to begin What I must complete This grand feat In my left hand:... Continue Reading →

Mother’s Lies

Tell me a story tell it well Make it true, break the spell For if you tell me a tall tall tale I will see your face fall and fail In your telling I see the lies Your face I grow... Continue Reading →

Free Flowers

For you I danced and darkness romanced In the early hours we did tumble while the roots did rumble But too long on my toes falling on my nose My flower torn, broken and forlorn From mother dear I Iearnt... Continue Reading →

Peace

I have made my peace Letting you go There was nothing I could ever do To please or satisfy you I should have done less But I only just learnt that lesson In these last few years Long ago it was never... Continue Reading →

Monster

I am the monster from under the bed I creep around when you rest your head All of your fears and nightmares reside Right by your nightlight and bedside Long ago I ran into the dark When a witch greeted... Continue Reading →

000

In shame you walk the river of emptiness In rage you burn into nothing Through guilt you weave a lifelong shadow And by fear you stand -- meaningless Twisting in a trance Knotting up in a firm stance Since the beginning of time and... Continue Reading →

Why fly?

Why can't I fly Way up high? Why can't I reach far To a flying star? Why can't I jump Up to the camels hump? And why can't I see angels fly Till I die? Why? Why? Why? Can't you... Continue Reading →

She who forgot

She who has forgotten to kiss the earth with her feet She who has forgotten how to walk a lifetime upon the earth She who has forgotten to seek the earth between her toes She who has forgotten to grow roots into... Continue Reading →

Old Soles

These feet remember things of long ago Of where I walked fast and slow Of roads, paths and ways Walking for days and days In shoes much too small Knees grazed from many a fall Every maiden, mother and crone How many times... Continue Reading →

Wanting

It is buried in my shoulders Creeps into my knees Gripping onto my hips A wanting so great Forever longing And foreboding Unloved I am Left aside Wanting Consuming Filling Forever A bottomless hole lying deep within Like a babe... Continue Reading →

Envy

what a sight your are now that you have flown free and far I sit and watch with eyes of green following the things unseen racing through the trees faster than birds or bees in the wind between all things... Continue Reading →

Hate

it runs deep under the sea in the belly of the beast a darkness eternal I have found the horned one who lives in a cave under the flowers where the shit festers and blood boils I found vengeance Red... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday

Oh happy birthday What a busy busy day When I was pushed out With a scream and a shout Grunting and moaning Heaving and groaning I was squeezed and shoved Feeling very unloved Why did I have to come out then? It wasn't yet my... Continue Reading →

Mother

My connection is grim You taught me to swim Belly sore Always wanting more Never satisfied Wishing I had died Why did you knock on my door? Whatever for? There is a hole Instead of a steel pole I have... Continue Reading →

Iron Wings

One by one they came Thinking it to be a game Lay willingly on the floor To open hope's last door Arms spread out open and wide No need for shame or pride Taking each hand in turn To find the fire sword -- burn Twisting... Continue Reading →

Air to Breathe

You said I was special Yet you wanted so much Pulling me down into your World With all your dreams and asperations Into me, one small person I was the first But not the last I was a miracle But not the only one... Continue Reading →

Flying solo

My path is forward I do not go backward Yet I stand still Never do I go to the same place twice To mark my space in time I go on To somewhere new But it still feels the same I... Continue Reading →

Different

"You are autistic" First it is a diagnosis Then it is a condition Then they try to cure you Then they give up on you Then one day after years and years of trying to be someone else You read... Continue Reading →

The Fallen – a lyrical biography

A child born with eyes of blue Soon they turned a honey-like hue Changing in the light From day to the night Forever crying with all her might This child a changling child A little kind and heartly wild Walked the Earth in... Continue Reading →

Suomi

The North in the written word is almost an insult to its being. Alas, this is all I have. And may I be forgiven for the lacking in my tone, the numbness of the letter and the blankness of the page. Words are to... Continue Reading →

The Red Elven Village

In the old town of Sinking Hell, where carpets once flew, is a hidden dwelling for travellers. This psychedelic spiral home is in an area of wooden houses, there are learning centres near by, as well as a shopping centre,... Continue Reading →

Thrown into the Pit and came out alive

On Monday the 26th I got a lift to the Pit, some 400 km north of Hell. I was going there to spend time with a friend and finish putting together the demo of our online game in Finnish. The... Continue Reading →

Origami, Space and Sunshine

From around the age of 10 I started origami, it was one of the few things in my life that were mine, that I could do and no-one around me took an interest in. I guess, one of the things... Continue Reading →

Home Hopping continues…

In the end of the last post about my journey, I found a place at Sorbus Hill. In the morning, I made my way once again to the local library to explore the net and work out my next step.... Continue Reading →

The journey home begins again…

Before we start the journey, I would like to point out that I will be using the Finnish non-gender third person singular pronoun: hän; as well as the possessive form: hänen. We have yet to come up with an appropriate non-gender third... Continue Reading →

The Kathlera

She feels the charge in the air Breathing souls anew with care The Kathlera has taken the path To release those from the prism's wrath Who have locked themselves in a cage Now only to rattle and rage She braids... Continue Reading →

Huone 1

I spend many days on a great rocky hill, and my notes, books, projects are up on the forth floor of a building overlooking an amusement park. A cat by the name of Mansikka also makes a point of living... Continue Reading →

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