Tag Archives: Burn

In Remembrance of Notre Dame

In memory of the burning of Notre Dame 04/2019 and as originally posted on my Flickr account: In Remembrance of Notre Dame by Michael Romani Standing there in the center of the ancient cityGloriously symbolic in its early beloved pietyThe … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Is the Evidence of Life

“Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.” – Leonard Cohen    

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The Whiskey Priest

Based on Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory.. seemed suitable for Lent on the dark side.. Read the novel to see why more accurately…. The Whiskey Priest by Michael Romani Anger has replaced ambition With the drive to drink Even … Continue reading

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Tapestry of Change and Joy

Based in part on 2 Cor.: Tapestry of Change and Joy by Michael Romani Praising our Lord and God in song and dance Loving the happenstance of our second chance Our God of second chances always there and willing To … 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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Felt (The Loss of Shangri-la)

It’s interesting.  This poem started of with the intention of being a lighthearted look at the sort of a person who would look at Shangri-La an think that all it’s missing is a casino.  By the time, my pen hit … Continue reading

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A Family

There is family by biology.  Then there is family by choice.  In many instances who is to say which is the deepest tie.  Biology and kinship are interesting in their perspectives, aren’t they? A Family by Michael Romani When life … Continue reading

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Scars Into Stars

Another inspired in part by the Mowgli movie: Scars Into Stars by Michael Romani The scars that we wear Tell us where we have been Cast out only to forswear Until we ready to be again Bits and pieces that … Continue reading

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Guitar Lesson

Tiggy and I have decided to maybe go ahead and have me play live music in an environment called Second Life.   Could be a lot of fun right?  As we were dancing to her choreography, she gave me some … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Conspire

What happened to the days that we’d conspire? We were going to set this world on fire Me feeling lost is no way to dream or inspire Girl, I need our love down to the wire Hate when I mess … Continue reading

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