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Ten Generations Lesson

This poem is based in part on Genesis 6:5-14 and the lessons derived from the life of Noah and the ten generation curse that walked us from the Garden of Eden to the great flood. Ten Generations Lesson by Michael … Continue reading

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On the Importance of Forgiveness

Turns out that forgiving is the healthy thing to do, not just for others, but for yourself as well: On the Importance of Forgiveness by Michael Romani Emotional blockages put us ill at ease And this manifests itself in physical … Continue reading

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Inward Crash

The injuries from the military that are visible only scratch the surface of the totality. Inward Crash by Michael Romani There’s a loneliness in his memory Sitting and looking out to the sea Images explode, implode and won’t go away … Continue reading

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An Obsession of Shadow

The challenge for the 13th day of Na/GloPoWriMo is to write something spooky or somewhat creepy.  To me, there is maybe nothing more creepy than the shadowed, dark side of human nature. An Obsession of Shadow by Michael Romani Hiding … Continue reading

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Ladies In White

It always astounds me when national leaders get something so entirely wrong.  In this example, we see a group of women in Congress with so little understanding of the history of our nation that while they intended to mock President … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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The Faith of the Grail

Knight means servant.  In today’s mockery of history, that’s overlooked.  It’s in my heritage.  Certainly, I am flawed as well.  Let’s hope that in the end the things I struggle for are remembered with greater fondness? The Faith of the … Continue reading

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Still the Monkey Grins

The world has a monkey on its back.  It’s the darkness inside us all. Still the Monkey Grins by Michael Romani Born innocent Victims to the sins The sins of the father Eden’s fall set the precedent Banished, cast before … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Capitalism Has Been the Most Effective Way To Eliminate Poverty In History

Socialists like to blame every inequity, the actions of every greedy criminal, every downturn and every social ill on the injustice of capitalism. But none of them admit that capitalism has been the most effective way to eliminate poverty in … Continue reading

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Even the Gods Die Alone

Sort of a part two.  Life is what it is, right? Even the Gods Die Alone by Michael Romani Even the gods die alone She said with a heart of stone And still I’ll miss her With memories of when … Continue reading

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