Tag Archives: Cherish

Meanders At the Oxbow

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 29 and the challenge is to write on the after thoughts about a strong emotion and its results.  This is my attempt to clarify thoughts I had just yesterday about the days prior and the future that … Continue reading

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A Parchment To Write On

Today, April 1, 2019, marks the beginning of the annual National/Global Poetry Writing Month.  The first gauntlet flung down is to write a poem based on the idea of making something.  A friend suggested parchment.  This became to me how … Continue reading

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Things I’m Learning From You

Dedicated to all those I like and love however imperfectly… Things I’m Learning From You by Michael Romani I’ve long sought my authenticity Pursuing it with great integrity Only to find that in the much I believed I was too … 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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Memory of Fireworks Haiku

I keep stumbling around trying to catch up with this whole Milkwood Poem of a Day event.  Mainly, it seems that when bits and pieces are done out of sequence, it confuses me to where to go from there.  With … Continue reading

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The Truth of Loving Consequences

Men are from Mars.  Women are from Venus.  So goes the title and theory of an now old book that attempted to explain our differences in communication.  But, wake up guys.  This is the 21st Century and the women have … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Children – Born and Unborn – Are Made In the Holy Image of God

“Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life.  And let us reaffirm a fundamental truth: All children — born and unborn — are made in the holy image of God.” – Donald Trump     

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers Out of Gossamer

Gossip is the insipid breeding ground from which must wickedness is born. Skyscrapers Out of Gossamer by Michael Romani Past affections become reshaped into their own hardened melody Layers of self composed invective write a cheat sheet rhapsody Projection of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Great Men Cultivate Love Only Little Men Cherish Hatred

“I learned the lesson that great men cultivate love, and that only little men cherish a spirit of hatred.” – Booker T Washington      

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