Tag Archives: Appearance

Desire At the End of Days

Halloween Poem #12: Desire At the End of Days by Michael Romani At the end of days When evil walks and dragons slay The fallen angels will have the rule In absolute dominion over fools Drink this down with whiskey … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Art Is To Represent Not Outward Appearance, but, Inward Significance

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle    

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Enslaves More Perfectly Than the False Appearance of Freedom

“There is no subjugation so perfect as that which keeps the appearance of freedom for in that way one captures volition itself.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)    

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 20: Petri Dish

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 20 is to write a poem pertinent to rebellion.  Rebellion against tyranny being my second nature I have had to contend with the notion that perhaps I should just write a poem contending that we should … Continue reading

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First Principles: What Is Inside A Person Matters More Than Appearance

“Do not conceive that fine Clothes make fine Men, any more than fine feathers make fine Birds.” – George Washington (1783) The worth of any person comes from what is inside not outward appearance.  I cannot count the number of … Continue reading

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