Category Archives: Poetry and Poems

The New Tolerance

The New Toleranceby Michael Doyle A little something about toleranceIt’s not by majority or in ignoranceTruth is absolute and not up for voteThe new intolerance needs an antidote This the antidote or speaking truthSomething we should from our youthTruth spoken … Continue reading

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The Best Answers

The Best Answersby Michael DoyleThe best answers are seldom violenceDespite the circumstances or incidencesThe toughest battles are fought withinThe struggle is to find peace againThe one who truly wins this contestHas found the path to tranquility’s restNo longer pushed by … Continue reading

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A Dragon Born

A Dragon Bornby Michael DoyleIn the province of Henan, gungfu was bornTo rise to defeat China’s enemies as swornShaolin’s grace side by side with Tai Chi’s schoolBrought honor to their disciples’ ruleA battle head was one of strictly set contestFighting … Continue reading

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Chosen to Live

Chosen to Live by Michael DoylePraying to a God of second chancesRecovering from life breaks and broken romancesWe have become one of the familyThrough the glory and the days of dramedyWe say our prayers in thankfulnessGrateful for God’s role in … Continue reading

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Off Ramp

Off Rampby Michael DoyleFrom dodge ball to full gloryWe live the Christmas storyBridged by that crossOn which God took our lossUnknown is the time and seasonBut what is known is the reasonThat healing of eternal riftIf only we will receive … Continue reading

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Pierce the Charade

Pierce the Charadeby Michael DoyleOne thing I’ve discovered recentlyIs that I am capable of acting decentlyBut if the world could see my inspirationMaybe there’d be cause to doubt my motivationStill it is that I struggle for my bestAnd my failings, … Continue reading

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Trusting God’s Plan

Trusting God’s Planby Michael DoyleLiving Life in my recoveryEach day becomes a new discoveryPrivileged to take another breathI choose life over living deathI’ve had my share of heartachesMore than enough of the heartbreaksI’ve been let down by my mistakesAnd now … Continue reading

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Dressed In Humility

Dressed In Humilityby Michael DoyleDressing myself in humilityComposed by heart for good of familyWillingly accepting life’s true graceFacing all things with a smile on my faceHumility is in no way weaknessThis strength of character is God givenBeing humble is not … Continue reading

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Wall of Ego

Wall of Egoby Michael DoyleSelf righteous PhariseesAre often truth’s worst enemiesIn looking down on others, you miss the skiesSelf-deceived by our prideful, lying eyesMissing the mark of God, in favor of meBelieving myself the pilot of my lifeI mistake my … Continue reading

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The Problem of Pride

The Problem of Prideby Michael DoyleEasily knownPride is the diseaseWe’ve seen this and it showsPutting us all ill at easeSeen in others, we forgetAll of those thingsWe struggle and yet we forgetAll the troubles, living bringsSeemingly standing positiveBut we think … Continue reading

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