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First Principles: The Battle, Sir, Is Not the Strong Alone; It Is To the Vigilant, the Active, the Brave

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” – Patrick Henry, speech in the Virginia Convention, 1775

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Thrown Away

word prompt is Away Thrown Awayby Michael Doyle Times like these are seasonableWhen life itself feels unreasonableWhat I had wanted to be for the betterSomehow fell apart when together Now it seems taking life day by dayAlone with the feelings … Continue reading

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Struck On A Bridge To Nowhere

Struck On A Bridge To Nowhereby Michael DoyleI’m struck on a bridge to nowhereLooking for a bit of faithfulnessI’m stranded in an unfaithful worldChasing around the circles and nobody caresSuddenly seeing with sight for awarenessFeeling so completely fetaled and curledI’ve … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Error Alone Which Needs the Support of Government. Truth Can Stand By Itself.

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?” – Thomas Jefferson (1781)

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Na/GloPoWriMo #15: Played Cards

Na/GloPoWriMo #15: Played Cardsby Michael DoyleMaybe it seems insistentTo be so persistentIn finding time an illusionWhile we all seek our absolutionOur veins beg for transfusionCued as it were by life’s confusionDespite being a fancy dancerAnd at moments, a romancerWe all … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Battle, Sir, Is Not To the Strong Alone; It Is To the Vigilant, the Active, the Brave

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” —Patrick Henry (1775)

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First Principles: The Battle, Sir, Is Not To the Strong Alone; It Is to the Vigilant, the Active, the Brav

“The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” – Patrick Henry (1775)

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On Autumnal Equinox 2020 – Happy First Day Of Autumn

On Autumnal Equinox 2020by Michael DoyleThe world speaks of falling backThe world thinks on falling backYet, it is that as Fall comes to lockWe enter our Southward EquinoxThe Sun has shifts its celestial destinationNo longer balanced in the Libra constellationIt … Continue reading

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Ghosts of A Daddy’s Duty

Ghosts of A Daddy’s Dutyby Michael DoyleSpent the weekendHoping for the GodsendThat of finding a ghostOr, at least making the mostOf finding a haunted houseQuiet like a church mouseCreeping around a shadow’s homeWondering if we are aloneWe didn’t find any … Continue reading

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Long Time, No Talk

Long Time, No Talkby Michael DoyleThough the Lord is my shepherdI think you know, Lord, that it’s inferredThat though I should not, yet I doIt’s been a long time since I’ve talked to youStanding as I am amidst life’s mysteryWondering … Continue reading

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