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When it’s real, you just feel.


I repurposed the following poem I wrote for +positive masters+.

When it's real, you just feel. A romantic poem.

“When it’s real, you just feel.” A romantic poem. Enjoy!

When it’s real, you just feel.

It’s neither here nor there.

It’s everywhere.

Close your eyes and you’ll see.

I’ll focus on you. You focus on me.

Feel the energy as the two of us becomes “we.”

– +positive masters+, Jon Riki Karamatsu, Poem, 4/6/2019 –

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When I awake and see you, everything will be fine.


When I awake and see you, everything will be fine. A poem about mending a relationship after bad things were said to one another.

When I awake and see you, everything will be fine.

I’m getting weaker with every second.

When I sleep, I dream of rewinding time.

I redid every bad thing I said.

When I awake and see you, everything will be fine.

– +positive masters+, Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/20/2019 –

I took this picture of Ala Moana Beach on 11/20/2019.

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You live in a fable.


This poem is about reinventing yourself and the fears you face in pursuing your new dreams as you push yourself way past your comfort zone.

This poem is about reinventing yourself and the fears you face in pursuing your new dreams as you push yourself way past your comfort zone.

You live in a fable.⁠
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They laugh at you and call you unstable.⁠
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You’re not playing your role.⁠
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Nothing about it is fun.⁠
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That’s why you threw away the script and wrote another one.⁠
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– Positive Masters, Jon Riki Karamatsu, Poem, 5/22/2019 -⁠
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I dedicate this poem to all of you going through the process of reinventing yourself. It can be a bit scary to push yourself way past your comfort zone. You’re not sure what lies in the future but you plan for the best, learn new skills, gain greater knowledge, and expand your relationships. For this, I commend you! πŸ™Œβ 
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It’s too late.Β Where I’m going, you have to die.


I wrote this poem for Positive Masters at http://www.positivemasters.com & @positivemasters βœ’

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I met a girl at a coffee shop.

We fell in love. Then we fought.

She thought I lied about being alive.

I cried, “Let’s still try. We can still thrive.”

She replied, “It’s too late.Β Where I’m going, you have to die.”

– Positive Masters, Jon Riki Karamatsu, Poem, 10/4/2019 –

I based this poem on my unpublished first novel, a paranormal, suspense and romance story that I worked on from October 2006 to January 2014. πŸ“–

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It’s just my feelings that are dead.


Go ahead.

You can see what’s in my head.

I’m still alive.

It’s just my feelings that are dead.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Poem, 9/28/19 – βœ’

We all go through sadness. All of us also face our worries. But have you ever felt nothing? ❔

For me, whenever I feel sad or worried, I embrace these feelings because they’re so pure. You feel them because you care about someone or some important issue. A lot of my best work are fueled by these feelings because they motivate me. 😊

However, there have been a few times in my life where I felt nothing. It’s like you feel numb to anything. That’s the worse place to be in. There’s no energy to push you forward. Fortunately, I’ve developed 71 practices thus far that I use to prevent myself from falling that deep into darkness. If I do fall, I’m able to snap out of it because of these practices. I wrote about a number of my positive practices in my personal blog at http://www.jonriki.com and at Positive Masters’ blog at http://www.positivemasters.com. If they can help you, I would be super happy. ❀

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I still love you even though you’re far away.


These days, all I do is work, living in the fray.-5

These days, all I do is work, living in the fray. πŸ“–

I check off my calendar every day. πŸ“…

Sometimes I pause and wonder if you’re okay. ❀

Keep shining from the other side. πŸŒ…

I still love you even though you’re far away. ❀❀

– Positive Masters, Poem, 8/10/2019 – βœ’

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Counting Down My Time.


Counting down my time.

My drive keeps me alive.

So I hustle and I grind.

As soon as I stop, that’s when darkness thrives.

It lurks, patiently waiting for my last mentor to die.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, poem, 6/15/19 –

I took this photo in Pearl City, Hawaii on June 22, 2019.

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