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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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Famous

Some wish to be famous and seek out fame I understand this and cast no kind of blame But, for me, I wish a life of balanced proportion Not one lived like some sort of social distortion Like Leonardo Da … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Tantrum

We’re all truly mad to be here I heard whispered as if in fear Right in the middle of  the doldrum I heard the hatter throw a tantrum Blaming it all on, well, all the others Like a spot of … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 6: Comprehending the Asylum

The challenge for day 6 is to compose a poem of uneven lines.  Having sat through a standup comic’s routine and finding some tantalizing insights in his skits, I came up with this. Comprehending the Asylum by Michael Romani Outside … Continue reading

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Let It Roll

Isaiah 42 Let It Roll by Michael Romani All these obsessive intentions Play into the one contention That things slip through our hands For a reason that I don’t understand A quiet voice whispers to me Boy, you gotta let … Continue reading

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Foothold Out of the Pathological

Foothold Out of the Pathological by Michael Romani What do we do When the horror descends? When we lose a few loved ones? When we lose a lot of friends? We find the need to blame To cast the blame … Continue reading

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