Tag Archives: Brave

Ghosts of Bedlam

Halloween Poem #30 (the blog got messed up yesterday and I had to get it fixed by WordPress help – special thank you to the nice person who helped me!!) Ghosts of Bedlam by Michael Romani Sometimes staying the course … Continue reading

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Pick Up Sticks

Canines and mankind have a relationship that has recently been discovered to be much older than thought for most of my life.  The estimate I heard today on an audiobook about animal behavior placed this friendship back over 100,000 years … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You’re Braver Than You Believe and Stronger Than You Seem and Smarter Than You Think

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – A. A. Milne    

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Happiness Finds Its Ending

Nothing better than a happy ending, right? Happiness Finds Its Ending by Michael Romani Not even happiness finds its ending Despite the best intentions in friending We look for ways to find our way home Walking our journey not wanting … Continue reading

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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Monsters As Metaphors

Mankind’s monsters are a touchstone for the destruction we wage against ourselves and all of nature at times. Monsters As Metaphors by Michael Romani Monsters as metaphor creates the drama In a society’s psyche riddled with trauma Impulsively, completely aware … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Be The First To Apologize, Forgive and Forget and Be the Best

“The first to apologize is the bravest.  The first to forgive is the strongest.  And the first to forget is the happiest…  True story.” – Anonymous    

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First Principles: Liberty’s Enthusiasm Makes Humanity Rise In Acts of Bravery and Heroism

“There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.”– Alexander Hamilton    

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All the Beauty Heaven Bears

Probably one of the single most sad moments possible in a parent’s life is surviving the death of a child. All the Beauty Heaven Bears by Michael Romani Against all sense In a world grown dense A child’s life has … Continue reading

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