Monthly Archives: May 2018

Poem For the Healing

Poem For the Healing by Michael Romani Looking from a distance for clarity I offer this prayer in all sincerity That whatever troubles bind you Are not enough to ever blind you That resting inside God’s healing hand Is the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Forget the Days, Remember the Moments

“People forget years and remember moments.” – Ann Beattie, novelist (b. 8 Sep 1947)      

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First Principles: The Fairest Fruit of Liberty Are the Security of the Rule of Law and Our Rights

What is the fairest fruit of the English Tree of Liberty? The security of our rights and of the law, and that no man shall be brought to trial where there is a prejudice against him. – Thomas Erskine (1750-1823) … Continue reading

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Lexicon Tom

Lexicon Tom by Michael Romani In a world of slang and sociability There are few who have had the capability To coin the words and phrases in their times Doing so without seeming linguistic crimes Thomas Wolfe while not being … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Complications

Time and health are  respecters of no human It’s a constant of change for each man and woman In today’s world we face a frightful implication That our choices have led to diabetic complications It’s the epidemic of our times … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Premature

I laughed with a shake of my head Never count me out as done or dead I smiled my quiet denouncement At the premature announcement And she sought to find me unfit As a father, unworthy of even a bit … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Republican Form of Government Is the Only Form of Government Not At War With the Rights of Man

“The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.”  – Thomas Jefferson, Letter to William Hunter, 1790    

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Aloha Promises Forever Salutes National Police Week

These folks put themselves on the line for us every second of every day of their careers for us.  To many of them fall in the line of duty.  It seems the least we can do to show them a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Socialism Only Works Until You Run Out of Other People’s Money

“Socialism works only until you run out of other people’s money.” – Margaret Thatcher      

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The Fish Are Dying

The Fish Are Dying by Michael Romani The fish are dying!! The fish are dying!! I hear environmentalists crying The fish are all dying And they are not lying But, did you know … It’s all due to the hippo? … Continue reading

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