Tag Archives: Battle

Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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Borne From the Violence

From the chaos that surrounds us, we find our way to the order that allows us to thrive. Borne From the Violence by Michael Romani Our world was borne from the violence Demanding from us, our best vigilance To duck … Continue reading

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Truth of Journey

Life is often a little of little matters that make up the journey along the way: Truth of Journey by Michael Romani Sing me a song from the days of olden When life was laughter and so golden Candlelight burns … Continue reading

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Dragged Down

Little something that fell together while I was playing guitar tonight… Dragged Down by Michael Romani Feeling less than fulsome Dragged down something awesome Drinking to oblivion stage side Letting my rage riff on a free ride At the turn … Continue reading

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Moon Chased Rabbit

Some brief thoughts on another side of life… Moon Chased Rabbit by Michael Romani When the moon chases the rabbit Into believing she has total freedom Then it seems a loss of nasty habit When she can’t outrun the kingdom … Continue reading

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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As All Moments Measure

I firmly agree with the proposition that it’s how we live the moments of our lives and not how many we get that matters most. As All Moments Measure by Michael Romani In each moment we treasure As all moments … Continue reading

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Ashes of Daybreak

Maybe it would be better to start this look at Julius Caesar sometime around the Ides of March?  Still… Ashes of Daybreak by Michael Romani Brushes with death lived as life Young Julius pushed on through the strife For every … Continue reading

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Things Done

I have read somewhere that 22 veterans a day take their own lives.  That’s staggering to think on.  Isn’t it? Things Done by Michael Romani The things we do to survive Are things done to stay alive I’m left wondering … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Deter

Sadly, WordPress has stopped posting a Daily Prompt.  Shocking as that is, life goes on.  A blogging friend, Scot Andrew Bailey, in an intelligent protest against WordPress just dumping a feature that many of really liked is doing his own … Continue reading

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