JRGarland

Jefferson, United States

Medically retired from the Army with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia, I have traveled across the country until finally settling...

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Far Away Beach by JRGarland JR the Wizard Bard by JRGarland Scrambled Thoughts by JRGarland JW Did It Again by JRGarland Front Cover Picture by JRGarland Mom's Birthday Party by JRGarland Endor and Friends in Glass by JRGarland Neptune's World by JRGarland Zena II by JRGarland Biker Gnome Invasion by JRGarland

A Letter to my Mom

Dear Mom, / Through thick or thin, I could always count on your love and support to carry me through. You have taught me to take life one d…
Orb Shot by JRGarland Backside Wonder by JRGarland Front Cover: Endor's Adventures by JRGarland Final Step by JRGarland

The Origin of the Peace Sign

Inside the circle of the Peace sign is a Rune called an algiz. The Rune, or Runes, when encircled is called a Runebind. This empowers the M…
View from Backdoor by JRGarland OMG Another Year of This by JRGarland Down the Road by JRGarland Orbs Shot II by JRGarland Dragon Quilt Table Top by JRGarland Alcatraz from the Shore by JRGarland Zena at Play by JRGarland 1st Snow by JRGarland Zena by JRGarland Where's the Whales? by JRGarland

The Child

When I was a child I thought as a child / And life was sweet and full of love / I lived each day full, filled with play / Then I became a …
Zena on Display by JRGarland

Shar’s Sacrifice

A brisk morning after a day’s rain brought Endor a delightful morning to behold. He loved the different seasons, but had a special de…
Brick Foundation by JRGarland The Visit by JRGarland

Whispers

Passion whispers at the setting of the sun / Mellowing breezes roll in with the tide / A soft, gentle night greets a waxing moon / Fulfilli…
Autumn is Here by JRGarland Autumn's Moon by JRGarland Touched Reality (book-cover) by JRGarland Choker #3 by JRGarland

Just Another Day

Awakening moments / Dreams still intact / Drifting onward to a new day / Meds to be taken / Coffee to be made / Getting dressed is so hard …

The Capture

Hell found me. My team and I were captured and placed in a secluded camp somewhere in the mountains of Cambodia. We had been hitting the en…

Endor’s Surprise

Lady Pamela tended her garden in the woodlands when TK and BW came up looking for Endor. She told them that he hadn’t come by yet and…

There is Magic in Your Words

Weave the spells / Of the heart’s intent / There’s magic in the words we speak / They build you up / Or tear you down / Or teac…
Endor: The Final Chapter by JRGarland Tipsy Boredom by JRGarland

Donna

Fair maiden sing unto the world around you / Where flesh and bone house the purest of hearts / Dancing freely amongst angels and fairies / …
Philosophy 101 by JRGarland

Angels have Wings

Little frames with universe sized hearts / They ask for ever so little from us / Yet gives us all that they have / With a love that’s…

The Journey

Welcome to the world of dreams gone by / A world filled with hopes of another day / Where thoughts linger on before they die / And manifest…
Back Cover Photo by JRGarland

A Day In My Life

I woke up this morning / With monsters reading poetry / Of softly sung mayhem they wrote / To appease their lovers they had just eaten / Th…
Hard at Work by JRGarland

The Dragon

Close your eyes and sleep, sleep / Enter into the realm of dreams / Resting in the arms of the Dragon / Learn the truths eager to be taught…

The Heart

Heritage runs deep / The sanctuary his home / Where thieves cannot steal

Under a Velvet Moon

It was a soft spring morning. The air was crisp yet moderately warm as the gentle rain drifted across the land. In the house, a warm fire b…

An Image to Behold

Soft are your eyes of heavenly blue / With golden locks of silk woven in strands / A warm, delicate touch of satin skin / Scented with lila…

Endor the Wizard

Abandoned at birth by a warrior’s creed / Left unto the woodland’s elves and fairies / Who raised him in all of nature’s wonders / Giving g…

Looking Back

Years have seen many changes in life / From childhood games beating strife / Lingering endlessly for as long as I can / Taking life as it c…

Trapped in Sorrow

Storms bellow and wail / Pouring floods into the night / Tears crying in vain
Silly Face by JRGarland

Lost to Insanity

All my life I had wanted to be a warrior / To live out my dreams in righteous warfare / And sacrifice my soul to God and country / Giving …

Walking In Love

Love is not / Getting all google eyed toward another / Embracing each other / And swapping spit for hours at a time / However, love is / Sh…

Playing for Change

Musicians unite / Played in streets around the world / For peace to come home

The Thankful Self

Life certainly does / Have its ups and downs / Insanity turns the corners / Bringing about hard changes / Of tremendous hardships / Along …

Welcome to My World

Venture into a world / Where magic fills the air / And wonders never cease to amaze / And delight the greatest imagination / Casted upon aw…

My Love is a Red Rose

Love is a beautiful rose / Red, the fiery passion thereof / It belongs to the heart of my love / Whose passions I long to behold / She live…
Just For Fun by JRGarland

Autumn in the Country

Wind blows softly against the trees / As the sun gently warms the air in autumn / The stream sings a welcoming melody / For the deer to com…

Rest Before Dawn

Quietly I sit staring out the window / The woods are not far away / Dreaming I wonder through the years / What made me come here to stay / …
Fragile by JRGarland

Death is Only a Shot Away

I awoke this morning / Like so many other / Dazed and amazed / Wading through fields / And streams / Jungles of debris / Scattered everywh…

The Dragon’s Breath

Misty mountains sing / Their music from the heavens / Through the dragon’s breath

The Golden Chalis

In days of old / The magic told / Of a challis with immense power / Its bearer’s strength / Was equal to ten men / And health returns…

Lost Heroes

Where are our heroes / Is there none who stands above / Passion will provide

Severing Ties

Years I have spent / Helping whom I have thought a brother / Giving aide and support / To better a life and rise above poverty / Only to se…

Passion’s Delight

Passions swell in a lover’s heart / Moon lit nights brings life to start / Deep in the hollows of purity’s delight / Living in …

The Gypsies

Heading across the soft rolling hills of Eastland, Endor leisurely rides along with BW sitting beside him and TK flying above. After the ha…

O’Doul’s

There once was a man named O’Donall / Who lived his life in a tunnel / He fell off his stool / While drinking at O’Doul’s…

The Morning Adventure

I woke up this morning and as usual I started out by fixing the coffee, taking my meds, getting dressed and heading to the office to turn o…
My Poor Car by JRGarland

The Change

For many years I lived with regrets / For having been born to a bitter world / Where life didn’t have meaning / And love was terrifyi…

Peaceful Mornings

Quietly the night twilights into dawn / While waking birds chatter their cheerful songs / Dew begins to settle upon the earth / With crisp …

Escape From Society

On many occasions I have had to escape from the world of people and move deep into the mountains. There I could hunt, fish and gather many …
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