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JANNA R

Tales from the otherside of nowhere.

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Emotional Intelligence

Disconnected

Why are so many of us disconnected from the gravity of earth With voices so high and have dismantled the hearth Walking on stilts or lumbering alone Carrying one heaving stone What are we afraid of when we cannot sit... Continue Reading →

Feel it

I want to feel the world, through my feet As I kiss the land, with each step The tingle of gravity The knowledge of thyme The wholeness of the earth As its song passes through me Like rich dirt passing... Continue Reading →

Birth

Do you remember the pleasure and joy of birth The elation of the first breath The orgasm of life Do you remember these things? No, probably not. Because your mother was bathed in the blood and gore Of the hateful stories... Continue Reading →

Truth and Space

There is a common misconception that truth is light But truth can often be found in the solitude of darkness When all feelings converge with spirit. And the spirit is the charge of mind and matter Through the vacuum and the binding... Continue Reading →

Earth’s Engine

There is a hum down below It is deeper than where roots grow It is a drum going round and round Churning and burning with a sound Crashing and tumbling Roaring and soaring Burning and churning Round it goes The... Continue Reading →

Water, Roots and Roses

Do you remember long ago Standing rocking to and fro Allowing water to trickle down To the toes from your crown Holding a cup of precious water Like it was earth's living daughter Feeling one with the earth Remembering your... Continue Reading →

Little Toy Soldier

Tick tock tick tock Goes round the clock The little boy stares Caught unawares As his heart grow steady and cold Slowly aging bitter and old Round and round with the clock's sound A rhythm unnatural and out of thyme... Continue Reading →

Four fears

clocks rocks rules tools It is no surprise that they rhyme To the tick of time The tock of stone on rock The fear of control and restriction Threat of power and addiction With no support down below For my own... Continue Reading →

Sugar & Milk

Sugar and milk Smooth as silk Runs through like plasma When you have found your chiasma Sugar and milk Smooth as silk Flows through a system So you can resist him Sugar and milk Smooth as silk A voice so... Continue Reading →

Emotional Colour

Hiding your feelings behind a lense Where your mind begins and ends In the middle of your scull You become square and dull Never even knowing what you truly feel Instead a rational of the cards you deal Never feeling from deep roots... Continue Reading →

Egg-o-testicle

They separated us by Turning us against one and other By denying our wants and wishes to fit see Denying our spirit to ride free As the horses we once rode on, bareback With bow and arrow in hand We... Continue Reading →

Triadic loop

The victim The aggressor The believer In a dance they all play A song since the hey of day Blaming one and blaming all Until the tower does crumble and fall In a triad they do dance Like the courts... Continue Reading →

Top of the hill

When you talk of light Without the dark When you talk of good Without the bad When you talk of joy Without fear When you talk of day Without the night You are only living At the top of the... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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

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 →

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 →

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

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 →

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 →

Heels

From the soles of your feet they reach Pressing your soft spots as they preach Going into places where they do not belong Finding all the spaces where you sing your own song To make you bend over and groan Gutting your... Continue Reading →

Lost for words

Words do not come When breath stops Then the mind ceases Stomach knots Fists clench The birth of the Neanderthal man He is lost without words And knows only violence But she knows, medicine woman knows Steady in breath Blades... Continue Reading →

Royalty

Those who wear the crowns in this world Are not the queens and kings Or those with material wealth But those who can walk through the woods And always find a way to sustain their lives In harmony with the nature around... Continue Reading →

Tears

Tears can be shed Crying can overwhelm Weeping can consume Or wail and wallow With a sunken chest all her misery swallow Or if she breathes with the heave of a barge Her chest will barrel rather large And if... Continue Reading →

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