Tag Archives: Arms

Come To the End

Come To the Endby Michael DoyleYou want me to take you seriouslyAs you glare at me furiouslyWith your arms around the guyI caught you with before my replyYou flame me by way of “fuck you” balloonAs I advert my eyes … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Preserve Liberty, It Is Essential That the Whole Body of the People Always Possess Arms, and Be Taught Alike, Especially When Young, How To Use Them

“To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.” – Federal Farmer (1787)

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First Principles: Man, When Perfected, Is the Best of Animals, But, When Separated From Law and Justice, He Is the Worst of All

 “For man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but, when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all; since armed injustice is the more dangerous, and he is equipped at birth with the arms of intelligence … Continue reading

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My Beauty Queen

My Beauty Queenby Michael DoyleThere you are, my beauty queenAlways seen if only in my dreamsYou are the holder of my heart’s keyIt’s wonderful how you enchant meI love watching you sleep at nightIn my arms wrapped up cozy and … Continue reading

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First Principles: If Ye Love Wealth Better Than Liberty…Go Home From Us In Peace…May Posterity Forget That You Were Our Countrymen

“If Ye Love Wealth Better Than Liberty, the Tranquility of Servitude Better Than the Animating Contest of Freedom, Go Home From Us In Peace. We Ask Not Your Counsels Or Your Arms. Crouch Down and Lick the Hands Which Feed … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Militia When Properly Formed Are In Fact the People Themselves

“A militia when properly formed are in fact the people themselves… and include all men capable of bearing arms. . . To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms.” – Richard Henry Lee, … Continue reading

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Desiree

Day Twenty-Three of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020!  Today’s optional challenge is: “to write a poem about a particular letter of the alphabet, or perhaps, the letters that form a short word.” I have chosen my lady’s online name: Desiree by Michael Doyle … Continue reading

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Gifts From the Heart

Day 20 of Na/GloPoWriMo, 2020!  2/3rds of the way through this year’s event.  The optional prompt is to “write a poem about a handmade or homemade gift that you have received“. Gifts From the Heart by Michael Doyle Since divorce … Continue reading

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A House Divided

The worse war America has ever fought was the war against ourselves, the American Civil War. A House Divided by Michael Doyle Lincoln’s inaugural was an attempt at reconciliation The mystic chords of memory were bonds of affection The siege … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Preserve Liberty, It Is Essential That the Whole Body of the People Always Possess Arms and…Taught…How To Use Them

“Whereas, to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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