Tag Archives: Abyss

A Bleakness of Breath

Continuing on my semi-gothic mood, Halloween Poem #8: A Bleakness of Breath by Michael Romani In a cemetery of bleakness Down from the Devil’s house In a coldness that speaks of this There is a tremble as quiet as a … Continue reading

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Blood On Our Hands

Halloween poem #2 – mankind has the worse monsters and is seldom as kind as we might be if only we could. Blood On Our Hands by Michael Romani Our brutalities serve to shape us Though we wish to deny … Continue reading

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Inward Crash

The injuries from the military that are visible only scratch the surface of the totality. Inward Crash by Michael Romani There’s a loneliness in his memory Sitting and looking out to the sea Images explode, implode and won’t go away … Continue reading

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Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Returning Hate For Hate Only Multiples Hate

“Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence … Continue reading

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Ruin and Salvation

Sometimes we find our strengths are our weaknesses and our weaknesses our strength.  Who is to say which is which?  Only in the blackest points of our lives do we ever really know. Ruin and Salvation by Michael Romani Out … Continue reading

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Broken Down Shuffle Off

In a movie I was watching tonight, there was a bit of reflective dialog that caused me to think.  Judging people without knowing where they’ve been is often the wrong choice. Broken Down Shuffle Off by Michael Romani Scarred face … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Skewed

Invisibly standing under a pale light moon Reading the past into my future like a rune I think of things done and that I’ve viewed And see quite clearly how much of it is skewed Somewhere in a life borne … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Flaunt

Larger than life, it seemingly taunts The dangling light the angler flaunts As he draws smaller fish in rather cunningly By pretending to swim somewhat sunnily There in the darkness of the deep sea abyss Though quite creepy, we wouldn’t … Continue reading

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