Tag Archives: Absence

Creativity’s Golden Seed

Coming soon to a mind near yours, the golden opportunity of a lifetime to have reasonable comfort while focusing on writing and photography.  More information soon… let the transition begin… Creativity’s Golden Seed by Michael Romani The problem in its … Continue reading

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Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: World Peace Must Develop From Inner Peace Manifesting From Compassion

“World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.” – Dalai Lama    

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Thought For the Day: Peace Comes Not From the Absence of Trouble, But, From the Presence of God

“Peace comes not from the absence of trouble, but from the presence of God.” – Alexander MacLaren    

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Presents Endear Absents

“Presents, I often say, endear absents.” – Charles Lamb, essayist (1775-1834)    

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Daily Prompt – Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I, for one of too many, do not need to be reminded.  I lost my sister and best friend after her nine year battle.  There is at least one other person that I know … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is the Flaws That Helps Create Beauty

“The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.”  – Havelock Ellis, physician, writer, and social reformer (2 Feb 1859-1939)        

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Thought For the Day: Liberty Is In the Hearts of the People

“Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it. While it lies there it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is In the Mastery of Hardships

“A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.” – Helen Keller Using her own life as an example, Helen Keller, showed the world how to master hardships that knock down so many others.  Her … Continue reading

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