30 June 2020

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Heart with Hole — © Jan Pool, June 2020

Tonight I finally say goodbye.

I thank you for the memories and time together, for the love you gave, and the tears we shed.

We tried.

You leave a colossal hole in my heart, but I’m ready to fill it with the presence of that incredible woman you always wished for me to have in my life.

Au revoir, et merci d’être un cher ami!


A Poem

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Credit: Jan Pool © 2018

Once we were strangers, then we weren’t

She said I love you
I said I don’t
She cried
Her essence faded

I was oblivious, then I wasn’t

I said I love you
She said I don’t
I cried
My essence faded

Like this, we danced endlessly
I love you, I love you not, this love can’t be
Our essence faded

Only agonizing heartache in this pattern
We said our last farewell

Now tears presided over the ruins of the love that could not bloom

Jan Pool
19 April 2020


A Poem

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Credit: Jan Pool © 2020

The darkness of light surround me I absorb energy from a hole in nothing It’s the end of something that hasn’t even started yet, or ever will An unknown, nonexistent sound came out of thin air An external life hangs over death No creature has ever met the extraordinary empty space of fulfilling wholeness Nor life, nor death, had ever passed the inter-nothing of lowered highness Life is moving to the waste of worthy happiness The pretense of reality is entering a zone of dreams in waken bodies The never-ending loop is coming to the end of the universe, proceeding…


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Credit: Jan Pool

Have a delightful and prosperous 2020!
Grow and be better every day.
Make new friends.
Learn new skills.
Try new things.
Do meaningful work.
Be creative, build things and make art.
Develop your own style, then own it.
Make the world better.
Be authentic and true to yourself.
Be respectful and caring for others.
Cultivate your precious relationships.
Love deeply and be open to receive it as well.
Enjoy yourself!

Jan Pool
1 January 2020


Have a delightful and prosperous 2016!
Make new friends.
Learn new things.
Try new things.
Create, build things and make art.
Be nice and caring to others.
Make the world better.
Give love.
Enjoy yourself.

Jan Pool

I love people, art, architecture, photography, good food, wine, coffee, music, dancing, and stimulating conversation. Owner of Actualiser (product development).

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