Tag Archives: Anxiety

Of Love and Fear

No slackers here for Day 5 of Na/GloPoWriMo.  Here are the goals: “(1) the villanelle form, (2) lines taken from an outside text, and/or (3) phrases that oppose each other in some way. If you can use two elements, great … Continue reading

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Human 2.0

Admittedly, two poems on the same topic in the same day isn’t my usual style.  That being said, as I was looking at concept of what it means for the human race that money might well buy its way to … Continue reading

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Hope Over Fear

Based in part on 2 Peter 1:4: Hope Over Fear by Michael Romani Precious promises hold the key To the divine nature in you and me Each of these bringing comfort to our souls And in our worse moments, these … Continue reading

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Sentenced Prayers

Based in part on Philippians 4:6-7: Sentenced Prayers by Michael Romani Sentenced prayers that take us there Succinctly take us further than may appear As God’s Children we are never alone The company of the holy knows its own Non-stop … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Committee

Rumor had it that they were there to greet me That ghoulish sort of ghastly welcoming committee And though I wished them no sense of hostility I would certain some things just shouldn’t be Run, run, runaway to fight another … Continue reading

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Saving Face

I was reading a look at what it’s like to be a fading star in modern entertainment and how too often the unabashed hedonism leads to the downfall of way too many…. Saving Face by Michael Romani Dwindling fame and … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Thoughts On Reaching 50

A blend of bits of reality mixed with a column that I read: A Woman’s Thoughts On Reaching 50 by Michael Romani At risk and at torment of feeling superficial She looks in the mirror, feeling somehow less special Weight … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Archaic

As the older man looked out his fifth floor window It was easy to tell which direction this would go The storm surge forced the waters constant rising It left him kind of breathless, though hardly surprising The young man … Continue reading

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Journalistic Contradiction

Jou Journalistic Contradiction by Michael Romani With opinions come views Often dressed up as news It’s comical to discuss trust When trustworthiness is a bust The truth is in this contradiction That objectivity is lost in nuance and projection Basing … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Churn

Anxiety keeps burning Chaos keeps churning As the world keeps turning Slave to the grand design Finding nothing is really mine In a hand me down world Filled with battle flags unfurled We all clumsily hear But, year after endless … Continue reading

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