Tag Archives: Broken

Satan’s Kiss

Madness knows no mercy. Satan’s Kiss by Michael Romani Loneliness becomes her friend The only one on which to depend In a chosen profession of glory A mild confession is given in story To hold belief in once upon As … Continue reading

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Retribution For Frailty

Sadists like to kick people when they’re down.   Turn to multiple forums from Facebook to otherwise and you see people constantly tearing at each other and doing this for the good of the other.  Interesting how we convince ourselves … Continue reading

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At the Corners of My Soul

Ever miss someone even if the way they broke up with you leaves full of doubt, self loathing and more questions than answers? At the Corners of My Soul by Michael Romani Picking at the corners of my soul Searching … Continue reading

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The Angst of Generation Z

Our children live in interesting times.  It’s a blessing and a curse.  As a father, I think it’s my duty to try to teach my daughters to look for the positive and the good and to seek solutions instead of … Continue reading

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The Good Man Stands

Been spending some time at a Western museum lately.  When you think on the lives lived, something like this might come to mind? The Good Man Stands by Michael Romani Troubles come Troubles gone The good man stands As he … Continue reading

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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Scorpion’s Sting

Danger is the stranger that leaves us curious enough to look closer… Scorpion’s Sting by Michael Romani We stain our souls In our house of pain Nothing left to console As we flail against the strain Venom of the scorpion … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Present

It’s so easy to believe these are the bad ole days as modern day snake oil salesmen tell us of how horrible things are and that they’re bound to get worse.   But is that true?  Or, is the doom … Continue reading

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Broken Sparrow Down

A few couplets were spotted dancing across the page….Dedicated to those who recognize that suicide is among the top reasons for death in the United States and work so diligently to lower these numbers and give up to the tired, … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say That I am?

Based in part on Matthew 15:16: Who Do You Say That I Am? by Michael Romani Sometimes stigmatized by the visual Here in this age of consuming digital I see what my eyes choose to see Wondering if it’s with … Continue reading

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