Tag Archives: Books

Story Teller

It’s a great gift to tell tales that are seem so true that they almost walk right of the pages we read.  Isn’t it? Story Teller by Michael Romani Story tellers bring the tale Where once upon will prevail In … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Rest, Nature, Books, Music and Love For One’s Neighbor Bring Happiness

“A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may … Continue reading

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Tattered Hall

At times, life is a bittersweet drink and yet still it is what quenches our thirst. Tattered Hall by Michael Romani With the tolling of the bells The poet is announced dead All the mystery and half of the spells … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Giving Books For Christmas Is A Healthy Alternative

 “Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.” – Lenore Hershey        

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Thought For the Day: It Is Chiefly Through Books That We Engage With Superior Minds

“It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds.” – William Ellery Channing, clergyman and writer (7 Apr 1780-1842)        

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Thought For the Day: Re-Reading Literary Classics Allows A Person To See More Of Themselves Than Before

“When you re-read a classic, you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in yourself than there was before”. – Clifton Fadiman, editor and critic (15 May 1904-1999)        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Conveyor

In a sense more than innocence The written word is a conveyor Without any sort of pretense It’s a vivid sort of displayer Teaching use what we need Providing us with mental feed We cannot know the future If we … Continue reading

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Mad As A Hatter

Mad As A Hatter by Michael Romani Some people spend a lifetime Without ever really visiting the world I think this to be very nearly a crime And raise against this with flag unfurled Ready to do the impossible before … Continue reading

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First Principles – Our Children Should Be Taught Our History

“Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. As soon as he opens his lips, he should rehearse … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Dubious

She looked at me and told me it was obvious That the answers I  seek can be a little dubious She didn’t want to seem call me oblivious She’s kind that way and I’m not impervious But the answers I … Continue reading

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