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JANNA R

Tales from the otherside of nowhere.

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Dear Heart

She was the daughter of a blacksmith For her heart was cold and hard She walked with a steady pace Close to her chest was a card Her eyes dark and empty For sense was lost to stone Only in... Continue Reading →

Life is simple

Always be the agent of your own heart And deal with what's in front of you Everything else is optional.

Blow and Grow

Hold your brew steady Until it is ready Give yourself thyme to grow So your mind can reach your toe Gently blow a wind, over your steaming cup So one day you can tell bottom from up!

Sincerity

Gravity is the sound of a spin It keeps you earthed with a din Nothing like the clash of thunder More like a silent sunder It spins the earth around the star And all the planets near and far With the... 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 →

Upright

What was the cost of us becoming up and right on the straight and narrow What did we lose on the way through the labyrinth Who paide the price while the Righteous paved the way In the end we all... Continue Reading →

Words

Net with an X Is next Tet with an X is text When your head is filled with words Know how to cast them to catch a star in a sea of dreams.

Nature

Nature is not a thing to be feared; It is merely a thought that connects one To the other.

English

The English language is a hard pill to swallow It can make you brutal and shallow It conquers all other tongues With all new and ol' songs sung It has raped and pillaged our world from within Cutting flowers and wings unfurled... Continue Reading →

Sine

Have you read the sine wave Like a clock in time Spinning space Up at twelve and down at twenty-four But it is only even at six and eighteen As the sun begins to rise And fall

Data

This is nothing but data A string of keys on a screen A series of dots trapped in light Burning squares into the mind.

Spirit Reader

Did you read the spirits of others Who know not to keep secret covers Looking deep into their souls You gather up life from the darkest of holes Twist up their bellies as they shriek in fear You hollow them out... 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 →

Remember

Do you remember the first time you got a watch? Shiney, new, and all yours to own. Do you remember how it stole your heart? Running away in a stone ridden cart Dividing it up into six equal pieces. And... Continue Reading →

Ruptured Roots

When did they disconnect you from your voice When they took away your choice You were backed into a corner Just for being a foreigner When did they stop your heart from beating Sitting there seating Curling your toes in... Continue Reading →

Let them run

Let them run run Let them play in the sun Just let me have my peace and sense So I can take down the fence.

Piecemeal

Don't look at me like a piecemeal Something to take and steal Don't look at me like something you hunger Like your mother's breast when you were much younger Don't give me that wolfish grin Or rattle me with your one... Continue Reading →

Miju

Could I be mi Without ju? Without your questions Would I ever have answers? Without your gaze or longing look Would I just be a blank empty book? What would I be without you here? Would I fade into the deep regret... Continue Reading →

Movement

Always moving Never ceasing Always spinning Ongoing Never ending Even in stillness Cells are growing Multiplying and dying Blood is circulating Breath is breathing Mind is sending and receiving Messages back and forth To the ends of the universe and... Continue Reading →

Dying well

There are many ways to go To the other realm Perhaps you may quietly go in your sleep When your heart makes it's final bleep Or maybe you'll get shot out into space And get blown up to fly in... Continue Reading →

Remember

When I see a new face From far away I am reminded of tales From yesterday Of how I was once a slave in chains Or riding a horse free and wild before highway lanes Or perhaps a pirate or... Continue Reading →

Idle…

How to be idle With thoughts in a bumble While feelings rumble humble and tumble How to be idle When you're in chaotic thoughts But your body is broken And all tied up in naughts How to lie still With... Continue Reading →

Four points

They stuck me with daggers Four They stuck me well and true In heart, liver, gut and thigh They stuck me well, but I would not cry They went in deep and would not stop Until my heart finally did... 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 →

Fear, time and squares

There is a real fear Buried deep in time Where should be the heart Is the tick of a clock A miniscule sound A blacksmith banging hot steal Stone on stone To onward drone As rooms become right angled Guts... Continue Reading →

Go

They all just come and go And as the saying goes I am still here Since forever.   Can you feel that part of you that never dies The part that is as old as time And as new as... Continue Reading →

I am / Olen

I am U are Earth spins Until time stops Like frozen crystals And I could see beyond the looking pond Olen Olet Maa kiertä Kun aika loppua Kuin pakastettu ukonkivi Ja voisin nähdä yli lasin lämpi

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 →

Androgens

The cycle between your head and your heart Is not a bad place to start You can go round and round But you will never touch the ground You must go further to your roots Where is all the treasure... Continue Reading →

She asked me once

She asked me once Why don't you speak? And I said nothing She asked me once Why don't you cry? And I blinked She asked me once Why don't you laugh? And I shed one tear ... Everyday she would... Continue Reading →

Scars

I carry the scars of the dead Of the silence, without voice I carry the last remains of my line I carry all their stories So no one else need bare them

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 →

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 →

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