Tag Archives: Cast

A Cowboy Slips Into Easy

Some of my heroes have been cowboys.  At least one of them was a cowgirl.  My sister.  She’s likely riding the North Back 40 in heaven now looking down on us all and encouraging us to ride through this storm … Continue reading

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Dead Men and Their Tales

Even Al Capone thought of himself as a public servant… Dead Men and Their Tales by Michael Doyle It is strange so it seems Clinging to faraway dreams Thoughts stuffed inside my head Dedicated to a father long since dead … Continue reading

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Casted Cares

A short devotional poem based on a short pier side devotional attended last night with Desiree: Casted Cares by Michael Romani Elijah spent his time of testing Spent in the crucible never resting Time spent alone where he confides Talking … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings

Based in part on Ephesians 1:3 – Counting Blessings by Michael Romani As this new year has begun My eyes focus clearly on the One The One who is all knowing And whose love is ever flowing The ways of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Civilization Began the First Time An Angry Person Cast A Word Instead of A Rock

“Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.” – Sigmund Freud      

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Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament)

Halloween Poem #10: Resurrection (The Monster’s Lament) by Michael Romani I cannot speak in denial Though my very soul is on trial Looking back on all of my days Sometimes unspeakable in my ways There are so many things I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Poetry Is the Shadow Cast By Our Streetlight Imaginations

“Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.” – Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and painter (b. 24 Mar 1919)    

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The Price of Magic

Day 26 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2019 is day to write a poem that uses repetition as it’s device.  I think maybe that’s something that I don’t do a lot of in my writing.  The leaders of this poetry session declare this … Continue reading

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Samson (XI)

Continuing in this humble retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah as originally set out in The Book of Judges: Samson XI by Michael Romani XI Delilah torments and taunt her precious Samson Desiring the secrets that make him a … 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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