tg within

tg within
Chicago, Illinois,
November 02
All words and art contained here within this blog are the sole property of tgwithin (c) copyright 2013. Most are my own. But I love to share, just ask me.


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AUGUST 28, 2014 6:15PM

B Team

never picked


Its ok to B on the B Team

At least they let you play 

When all the others have have had their say

A visit may come your way

B team players are more than they seem

B team players are the glue in the seams

The color on print… Read full post »

AUGUST 22, 2014 9:19AM

Autum Light

AUGUST 19, 2014 1:38PM

On the way to the Lake

On the way to the Lake

On the way to the Lake today we found a sign

the dogs and I 

We found a sign

a tiny sign 

A tiny sign

It wasn't that the cottages seemed smaller

than usual

Deep in the shadows

past the twisty old fence… Read full post »

AUGUST 15, 2014 8:11AM

Anti up

Anti up

I strongly suggest a strip search

BEFORE dinner!  Read full post »

AUGUST 11, 2014 7:03PM

sit swim sip stay

Stay swim sip

what else is there but to say

stay sit sip some more

ice a cider pale the ale

the guest bed begs

a lazy troubadour

mornings bring a second chance

sleep rise read dance

swat mosquitoes

step on ants

melodic… Read full post »

AUGUST 10, 2014 3:41PM



Once in a full Moon

Tis all She seems to muster


As slow as Hijra's decampment


As if tied to this cycle of sky

Or earth

Moon absconds

Hypnotizes her guests


Anticipated host

She exudes with a glistening aura


Flow… Read full post »

AUGUST 5, 2014 12:38PM



Listening all night to the lazy drizzle

raining down from confused skies

I tossed and turned with the same rhythm and pattern

rushing down


bloating the rain barrel

Safe is a nebulous term

for now

in a place I… Read full post »

AUGUST 4, 2014 5:57PM

Get Out


get out

get in

everwhere you look a sin

get out get in

anyway you choose

 you win

getting out what you put in

getting away with out

lifting the pen

or ear or eye

or hand or chin

white as sin

get in 

did they spin 

akin to evil

making… Read full post »

AUGUST 2, 2014 8:56AM


Blue Beginings



Swinging free

This window has come open

How the air flows


Enabling me to breath

And I feel light

Like a bird

Able to fly

Free from the restraints

Unashamed to cry 

No longer encased in a frame

or shuttered closed

I am free as a silken… Read full post »

JULY 31, 2014 10:30AM

Cool Crisp Capitalism


The cool morning breeze

feels more like an early October morning

than the end of an Independent July

Tangling and untangling

pulling me forward

the dogs seek out undocumented sources

We hurry with our walk

the flick in my sandals matching the… Read full post »

JULY 28, 2014 8:11AM

Cataclismal Prayer


Oh Dear God

I'm wailing on my wall

for a travesty to befall


Send an earthquake from your hand

split this waisted arid land

Let all mankind end their feud

For this difference is a lie

No more… Read full post »

JULY 27, 2014 8:55AM


Whats love got to do with it? Really... Shelfie

Want a be a star

post a selfie where you are,

ore hashtag your lead bottom,

Texass  T

A G  it without thought...

#Look what I just Bleepin' bought. 

Modesty is long forgotten

in this age of self promotion,

Importance is… Read full post »

JUNE 24, 2014 1:00PM

This Tuesday

This Tuesday

Shooting between drips

outward we trip to catch fading light

Five surface above darken spring pools

Five surface


up through the din into the dim 

So much rain fall causing urgency

for this moment must be gathered

and shared

Out to the dogs 

Rainy MorningRead full post »

JUNE 24, 2014 9:41AM

Street Smarts

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JUNE 20, 2014 8:47AM

Make Mine Orange

Make mine orange 2014 (c) tgwithin/
JUNE 16, 2014 4:59PM

Monday mojo - Crowns and Scepters


Crowns and Scepters

adorning my yard

emblems  of sovereignty

ablaze with the light

imperial insignias

bursting open white.


2014 (c) tgwithin 

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JUNE 13, 2014 10:21AM

Friday foto - Tired Dogs

Tired Dogs

Tired Dogs

Worn out and asleep

Safe is their world of dreams

Where stomachs are full and benches are soft.

Just East of the land of Nod

These two rest their case

Abel now is the first to see

How beautiful life can be.


2014 (c)… Read full post »

JUNE 7, 2014 8:31AM

Mr. Fruta

Mr Fruta

Oh have you seen the Fruta Man?

He lives in someone else's land.

2014 (c) tgwithin


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MAY 23, 2014 10:32AM

New Dogs

Tired Dogs

New dogs tire out old Pups

or is it the other way around?

2014 (c) tgwithin 

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MAY 16, 2014 9:50AM

Waiting Games

Waiting Games

Solitaire salute to the single mom

her patience reigns supreme

suffering dances with doll in hand

blind to this stich and stuffing.

The wait knows not that time can fly

as wither does flesh from inside

each moment played upon tableau

building fondations

from… Read full post »

MAY 9, 2014 9:00PM

Lucy Monkey

First Photo.jpg

Her first photo shoot. 

2014 (c) tgwithin  Read full post »

MAY 2, 2014 9:54AM

Fiddle Sticks


Oh fuzzy buds and fiddle sticks

fiddle sticks.jpg

magenta blooms from rotten picks

 spring megentas.jpg


Rotten to the core.jpg

2014 (c) tgwithin  Read full post »

APRIL 18, 2014 3:44PM

Followers - Good Friday Foto

Followers 1

Into the darkness

with belief

all  Islands  shall be saved

Not without grief

but with God's bountiful blessings

We must teach trust

and guide all souls

into the light

of enrichment

for which they were ment to serve 


2014 (c) tgwithin 

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APRIL 12, 2014 12:39AM

Her Name Was Rose

Her Name was Rose

An old friend she

And even though old man winter shunneth 

She has yet to grace us with her sweet arrival

I shall never forget her scent in the warm spring air

Nor the care free wave of her delicate greeting

Very soon Miss Rugosa will appear from… Read full post »

APRIL 4, 2014 8:55AM

Spring By Default - Friday Foto

Pink Morning

Pink Morning


Pink Swirl 


Base Color 


 Pink Maple



  Pink Pads


Inside Story - Unfolded Pink Read full post »