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Oblique Stare

Oblique Stareby Michael DoyleI looked up in an oblique stareUpward into that cold ceilingFighting with God in my prayerHoping that my wish would be prevailingTwo daughters stood near by my sideI was not ready to leave behindAnd to my Lord, … Continue reading

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To Catch A Falling Star

To Catch A Falling Starby Michael DoyleSometimes I feelThis is not my worldI find myself searchingLooking for the doorThat will lead me awayFrom this wrong worldAnd to a place I belongFrom the ashes of yesterdayI feel as if I must … Continue reading

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A Cry for Uvalde

A Cry for Uvaldeby Michael DoyleSomewhere beyond a world of feelingIs the way of knowing healingThese are the times for being an exampleThe differences made will be ampleFighting not with fists but with prayerPeeling back the onion of life, layer … Continue reading

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Lessons From Tristan and Isolde

Lessons From Tristan and Isoldeby Michael DoyleLove has been the subject of great mysteryThroughout all of mankind’s fabled historySometimes life’s lessons have become legendaryFrom Shakespeare to the Athenian tragedyIt’s true what a thing it is, this fine messThat mortals confess … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Spring

Welcome to Spring 2022! Today is Spring Equinox 2022 in a continuation of those traditional blessings each of us used to embrace by heading outdoors and starting to live large. With the Covid experience behind us now, maybe we can … Continue reading

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Have A Blessed and Merry Christmas One and All!

Though it isn’t a white one And it seems it’s all been done Today is Christmas Day May it be blessed in every way! Let us never forget the holy reason That stands behind the season And keep our blessings … Continue reading

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First Principles: Keep Your Face Always Toward the Sunshine – and Shadows Will Fall Behind You

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine — and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman (1819-1892) For something a little different in this month edging up on that day of Thanksgiving and gratitude…is a poetic thought that used … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Real Rulers In Washington Are Invisible and Exercise Power From Behind the Scenes

“The real rulers in Washington are invisible and exercise power from behind the scenes.” – Justice Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965)

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All Those Secret Sins

All Those Secret Sinsby Michael DoyleOh my, the hypocrisyHave you no dignityWith all the secret sinsThat pops up now and thenHiding hate behind that smileMeaning yes in our denialIn a matter of time, it revealsItself in vivid detailsRight before the … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #10: On Bended Knee

Na/GloPoWriMo #10: On Bended Kneeby Michael DoyleThere much stronger in its placeHidden behind such a pretty faceIs a heart that beats stronger yetAnd a love that I will never forgetThough my heart is oft a deceiverI am blessed that you … Continue reading

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