Tag Archives: Anchor

To Find Happiness

I think maybe a bit dour… To Find Happiness by Michael Romani I have been fighting to survive From the day I was born Struggling just to stay alive To find happiness and not be forlorn I have walked each … Continue reading

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For the Love of Mom

The subject of Day 16 of Na/GloPoWriMo‘s challenge is to write a poem that uses the form of a list to defamiliarize the mundane.  Far be it from me to ever really consider my mom or any mom that I … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Encrusted

“Daddy, Daddy, look at the anchor so rusted!!” “Aww my darlings, more than that it is encrusted.” “With what Daddy?”, they smile and they ask Putting my mind to yet another Daddy task With living barnacles that speak of a … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Steady Character of Americans Is Our Anchor

“The steady character of our countrymen is a rock to which we may safely moor; and notwithstanding the efforts of the papers to disseminate early discontents, I expect that a just, dispassionate and steady conduct, will at length rally to … Continue reading

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First Principles: American Character Is Our Anchor

“The steady character of our countrymen is a rock to which we may safely moor.” —Thomas Jefferson (1801) Don’t wait for help.  Be the help! I am so proud of the Cajun Navy right now. And I want to know … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2017, Part II

Mother’s Day 2017, Part II by Michael Romani I miss my mom That’s no surprise I think as I stare at the screen Through sleepy eyes My earliest memory Is that of her role In what was usually – In … Continue reading

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