Monthly Archives: April 2018

Annihilation of Meaning

Annihilation of Meaning by Michael Romani Woman seeks to question meaning itself As something organic and from a shelf An encroachment consuming some entirely And leaving others grieving, angry and lonely The fixity of womanhood has its own complexity But, … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24: Elegy For A Matriarch

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24 challenge is to write an elegy of some sort.  Presently, one person comes to mind that despite her good influence on the world probably won’t get have the recognition that she richly deserves. This elegy is … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Bestow

It’s just one of things that all parents know The joy and the wonder that our babies bestow As we lead and we reach and teach them From the highest height to the lowest grass stem We love them, we … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Government Can Restrain Humanity Set Free By Morality and Religion

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion.”  – John Adams (1798) .. But GQ thinks you should read smutty fiction instead…    

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Thought For the Day: It Takes Courage To Grow Into Who You Really Are

“It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are. “ — e.e. cummings        

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Thorny Logic

Thorny Logic by Michael Romani There is a thorny logic of contortion Of how we approach art in its distortion It’s a shell game we call respect As we arbitrarily choose favor or neglect In a world where street creds … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 23: In A World Without God

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 23 and the challenge is to write something pertinent to the incorporation of spoken word overheard or part of the fabric of surrounding society.  In that all language more or less falls under these broad categories, I selected … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Vague

Feeling a little vague, I lay back in a worn out daze Wondering through life like some kind of maze Wandering through life like I’m lost in the haze Watching the smoke that always follows my blaze Half forgetting the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Intended Cure For Unsuitable Elected Officials Is To Replace These

“The natural cure for an ill-administration, in a popular or representative constitution, is a change of men.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 21          

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Thought For the Day: Strive To Do The Things You Think You Cannot Do

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt    

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