Tag Archives: Beauty

WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Release

With a certain amount of unrestrained jubilance I look out at her release of sun soaked radiance Happy to be the man who gets to hold her hand Happier still to be the one she says always understands There is … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Superficial

Who are they to think they’re more than special Judging others for beauty on the totally superficial Painted faces, graceful walks and slender lines Are not as important as beautiful souls and minds Though not necessarily exclusive nor elusive And … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is the Best Cosmetic To Bring Out Beauty

“There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness.”  –  Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington, in Desultory Thoughts and Reflections (1839), p. 90. There’s a lot of truth in this statement.  Also a lot of truth in the statement received from … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Interest

Some folks love those big city nights Filled with fun chaos and bright lights My interest rests mostly in the country Where I can find peace and places of beauty  

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Thought For the Day: The Trail Is the Thing…

“The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail.  Travel too fast and you miss all you are traveling for.” – Louis L’Amour, in Ride the Dark Trail Like the happiness within it, life is a journey, not a … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Flavorful

Two flavors of beauty that are so wonderful With my toes dipped into two kinds of flavorful The painting on the wall calls to me of spring While outside is a winter that makes me sing All of those wished … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Penchant

Speak to me in our electric penchant Where you never cease to move and enchant You know that I will never recant these words No matter how the electrical flow occurs The spark between us is my everything As I … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Essays and English Traits – Emerson

On Sept. 9, 1832, Ralph Waldo Emerson retired from ministry.  But, he will never retire from the literary tradition and memory of Western Civilization.  Among his many famous essays is that which is called Nature. In 1836, Emerson set out in the … Continue reading

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Spring Thing Fling

From the Short Form Poetry Workshop on Weather Genre Poetry Spring Thing Fling by Michael Romani Waking from the cold winter’s snow It’s time for me to get into my flow Blooming flowers across my stage Painting the future across … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love of Beauty and Reverence for Tradition Make for the Best of Art

“The scientific spirit, the contempt of tradition, the lack of discipline and the exaltation of the individual have very nearly made an end of art. It can only be restored by the love of beauty, the reverence for tradition, the … Continue reading

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