Tag Archives: Above

Short Form Poetry: In Your Name

From the short form poetry workshop last night.  It is a form called anaphora.  These are the notes from the first notecard explaining the concept: “Anaphora is a poetic technique. From the Free Dictionary The first definition for anaphora is … Continue reading

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Only Miracles Can

There are so many miracles that surround us and are even part of us that we have come to take them for granted.  I love when I am reminded of this. Only Miracles Can by Michael Romani There’s an alien … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Bedrock Principle of Our Justice System Is A Presumption of Innocence

“It was not the special counsel’s job to conclusively determine Donald Trump’s innocence or to exonerate him because the bedrock principle of our justice system is a presumption of innocence. Donald Trump is not above the law, but he damn … Continue reading

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In the Middle of…

Life is what happens when you’re making plans about plans you’ve been making while others unravel and well.. ummm Life Happens!  Flow with it and grow! In the Middle of… Michael Romani Life.. is as beautiful Sometimes.. even wonderful Then … Continue reading

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A Gurnsey Tale

Watched a movie that I think is bound to become a classic of our times.  It was about a complicated and absolutely thought provoking movie that dealt with things as uncomplicated as love and war and what happens when the … Continue reading

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Cowpoke Promenade (Reflections II – Her Side)

Sometimes it can be a little much to have to lasso your cowpoke she said…. I should just admit here, this is based on a bit in a movie, not reality.  No actual cowpokes were  corralled in the writing of … Continue reading

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Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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Beginning To Heal

In the 21st century as research into Quantum physics and all that goes on and has become combined with a turn from the mechanical and toward biology.  It is a fantastic era to live in.  So much promise and so … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way Home

There’s no place like home – there before the hearth’s warmth, knowing where we truly belong.  There is no deeper or richer feeling than to feel love for love’s sake than to love someone even deeper than that. Finding Our … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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