Tag Archives: Blame

Second Sight of the Garden of Earthly Delight

Day 6 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The prompt is to write an ekphrastic poem based on Hieronymous Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delight.  I elected to take the point of view of the artist or perhaps someone who is familiar with the … Continue reading

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Right Standing

Based in part on 1 Peter 12: Right Standing by Michael Doyle Father, God in Jesus’ name I have been made without blame Though your crucifixion Rising above my afflictions Thanks to your grace I am held in your loving … Continue reading

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Cursed Fate

Once upon a not so long ago, even words spoken could get you accused of all sorts of things.   Now it’s a new sort of dogma that we have to conform to or pay a wicked price.  Funny isn’t … Continue reading

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Leaving Yesterdays Behind

What matters profit if it has cost your soul? Leaving Yesterdays Behind by Michael Doyle What it is that seems fit Is often enough a matter Devoted entirely to profit All other arguments shatter The implication is clear That neither … Continue reading

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Recalled In Prayer

Having finally spent some very wonderful time with my beautiful daughters and being surprised to the point of happy tears of gratitude in finding out just how much my genetics have flowed into a lot of their perspectives on the … Continue reading

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The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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A Humble Path Past Conflict

Part of living a life with more gratitude might include less fight and conflict and greater humility.  Poem #2 for this season of thankfulness: A Humble Path Past Conflict by Michael Romani With gratitude not as demanding Toward the God … Continue reading

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Rose’s Thorn

Halloween Poem #3 Rose’s Thorn by Michael Romani The rose’s thorn bled it’s blood Chosen to drag my soul through the mud Clever thought I in the transparency Lost in its morbid transcendency Condemned to the darkened dust Struggling in … Continue reading

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Halloween Is Coming

October 1st.  It must be a day for many things.  But as the night comes to an end, felt like an old friend, I feel Halloween coming on… Halloween Is Coming by Michael Romani In the distance, I hear the … Continue reading

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Tradeau

Funny thing about pointing fingers, when you do, for your one finger pointed, three point back at the accuser most often.  This truism seems to proven itself this time around.   Tradeau by Michael Romani Well, would you look at … Continue reading

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