Tag Archives: Between

Somehow Clinging

Somehow Clinging by Michael Doyle Slipped halfway down The edge of the rabbit hole The Cheshire Cat in his crown Ripped apart his soul Seeking to find a path through To the center of the maze Somewhere between half to … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: The Battleline Between Good and Evil Runs Through the Heart of Every Man

“The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: We Must Make Our Election Between Economy and Liberty or Between Profusion and Servitude

“We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)      

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Awkward Silence Felt

Does anyone else ever get into routines?  I suppose there is good and bad to these things. Awkward Silence Felt by Michael Doyle The awkward silence between Feels down, dirty and mean In pop culture’s references We’re coming down to … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: The Difference Between the Impossible and the Possible Lies In A Person’s Determination

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda      

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: The Ordaining of Laws In Favor of One Part of the Nation, To the Prejudice and Oppression of Another, Is Certainly the Most Erroneous Policy

“History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution of measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: The Difference Between A Balanced Republic and Democracy Is Like That Between Order and Chaos

“Between a balanced republic and a democracy, the difference is like that between order and chaos.” – John Marshall    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Between Heaven and Earth

A whisper of a prayer… Between Heaven and Earth by Michael Romani Between Heaven and Earth There is a gate Between light and dark There falls a shadow Between faith and sin A whisper speaks a prayer My deepest confession … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment