Propagation

Continuing in the series  on survival:

Home, Sweet, Home - Love Beach -Snappy the Sea Turtle Returns To the Water

Propagation
by Michael Romani

I pity the poor Mayfly
Who have only one day
To find their way to a mate
Before the day is gone and it's to late
Love it seems can be a serious game
The need for diversity is to blame

Coral mate but once a year
Yet, still they seem to persevere
Once a year under a full moon
The thrill of polyp romance calls the tune
I am certain that they must anticipate
That one night they get to date

All of this in the name of survival
Each uniquely coming to their own arrival
Spontaneously, it all seems a mess
As each species dresses to impress
Colors and patterns resplendent in beauty
All in the name of our ultimate duty

The reasons are one of sheer simplicity
The methods are of greatest complexity
Each step part of the process of survival
Each moment lived in a fight of rivals
But also one in a perpetual quest
To find that love that passes on the best

(c) September 19, 2019  Michael Romani
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Thought For the Day: Everyone Is Entitled To Their Own Opinion, but, Not Their Own Facts

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” Daniel Patrick Moynihan

 

 

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First Principles: Guard With Jealous Attention the Public Liberty

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry (1788)

 

 

 

 

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Letters In A Wall

Fairy tale endings do exist.  You just have to believe in love with all of your heart and soul.

Home, Sweet, Home -Love Remembered - What Is Art?

Letters In A Wall
by Michael Romani

In a thread between the past
And a whisper of the future
Letters in a wall will last
Beyond the dreams we nurture

Holding onto our dreams
Even when we wake with screams
There is beauty in what comes together
As we push forward into what's better

I watch as you put your hands on your hips
And I press my kiss on your sweet lips
You say that I know you're always right
While I'm beginning to see the light

Our universe finds its way to the possible
Hidden inside all that we find probable
Fallen hard into that maddening crush
Feeling our inner bliss with no real rush

Fixing all the things we find broken
In between a dreamer's words spoken
All of these things that make us
Are the truths that happen just because

Love letters meant to always be read
With thoughts you kept inside my head
Promises made pass into an eternity
Hopes of you and mine grown into family

A beacon of light shines into happy ending
The best day of my life was our friending
In your heart I'll build my dream's home
From this moment, I'll never be alone

(c) September 18, 2019  Michael Romani
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Tunnel of Love Ride - Love You With All My Heart

 

 

 

 

 

 

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First Principles: Be A Mortal Enemy To Arbitrary Government and Unlimited Power

“I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power. I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

 

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Thought For the Day: You’re Braver Than You Believe and Stronger Than You Seem and Smarter Than You Think

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne

 

 

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Beating the Odds

Life’s will to survive is a remarkable story.

Dashed Upon the Rocks

Beating the Odds
by Michael Romani

Heat of day and cold of night
The Great Dying came with a fright
Two Hundred Fifty years ago
Nearly all life died as you might know

It's in the deserts of Karoo
That we find the ancestors of me and you
We owe all of what is normal to me and you
To that plucky, scrappy bit of few

A ring of super volcanoes exploded
And over 99% of life simply imploded
The oceans became acidic and lands dry
But, it was those scrappy few who did defy

They weren't the biggest and baddest who survived
Nor through which all life was revived
But, sleepers below the earthen ground
Like the meerkats we still have around

Now under our brilliant sun beaming
We find life again resplendently teeming
From the deepest oceans to a mile underground
Everywhere we look, we find life abounds

With all the solid punches she has taken
Mother Nature continues as though unshaken
Life always finds its path to survival
Through all extinctions there has been revival

In a myriad of shapes, sizes and ways
Life's variety has brought our diverse days
Each finding a mastered fit and place
Beating the odds and challenges of life's embrace

(c) September 17, 2019  Michael Romani
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Happy Constitution Day 2019

Happy Constitution Day 2019!!  Remind those who have forgotten …

 

 

 

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Thought For the Day: The Man Who Moves A Mountain Begins By Carrying Away Small Stones

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius

 

 

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First Principles: God Governs In the Affairs of Men

“I have lived, Sir, a long time and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth — that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings that “except the Lord build they labor in vain that build it.” I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better than the Builders of Babel” – Benjamin Franklin

 

 

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