I Remain A Traveler In Other People’s Reality   2 comments

For about a decade now, I have been following the blog “So Far From Heaven: Old Jules.” I learned to love the guy; we seem to have so much in common. Over the years, I have reblogged some of his postings. In recent months I knew his health had deteriorated while in a VA facility in Kansas. Yesterday, I got this email, “Au Revoir, Old Jules (Jack Purcell).” https://sofarfromheaven.com/2020/04/21/au-revoir-old-jules-jack-purcell/ Although I never met Jack, I considered him a close friend. Jack is now the second blogger friend that has passed away in the last several months. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Kenne Self-protrate art blogSelf-portrait 

Invoking the Full Meaning of Life

How best to express sharing new life,
when each moment deserves its own face.

What seems apropos for the moment,
when the next moment fosters a new experience.

Is it in a number?

The number of days?
The number of thoughts?
The number of heartbeats?
The number of turns?
The number of prayers?

. . . you can count the ways,
only to still not know life’s score.

Is it in a word?


Words to communicate thoughts and feelings
when manifested in knowledge and experience.

Or, is it in art?

Transforming thought,
expressing feeling,
experiencing emotions and
the desire to evoke life,
even when distance
appears to separate a lifelong bond.

I wrote this in the 1990s. Much has changed since then, retirement and moving 1,000 miles from where we had spent 25 years, putting distance between bonds…

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Posted April 22, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

2 responses to “I Remain A Traveler In Other People’s Reality

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  1. Like you, I have followed Old Jules for many years. His wisdom often carried with it a bit of humor as well. He posted so many things that were of interest to me that I found him and his chosen lifestyle in these last years extremely interesting. Was so sorry to hear of his passing.

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