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The Great Fall

Based in part on The Great Wall movie… The Great Fall by Michael Romani There is that nameless order There on every life’s border There are changes to behold And with them, new stories to be told Though the greatest … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Illegal Immigration of Children Is Still Illegal Immigration

A dual set of quotes….to compare and contrast and realize the duplicity of world wide media today… “Do not send your children to the borders. If they do make it, they’ll get sent back.” – Barack Obama in 2014 and … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Bestow

It’s just one of things that all parents know The joy and the wonder that our babies bestow As we lead and we reach and teach them From the highest height to the lowest grass stem We love them, we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Takes Courage To Grow Into Who You Really Are

“It takes courage to grow up and be who you really are. “ — e.e. cummings        

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21: Narcissism Begs The Question

I didn’t plan it this way but I’m not complaining.  Na/GloPoWriMo Day 21 is to be a poem revolving around Narcissism.  Insert slightly sad but half grinning face here… Narcissism Begs The Question by Michael Romani In this convenient moment, … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17: Wrapped Around Her Little Finger

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 challenge is to “write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time”.   There is not a person on this Earth (or any other for that matter), who knows me and … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Deplete

Wormwood moments never complete Takes so long for radiation to deplete In a Spring’s chill, Russia in April 1986 The beginning of endless pick up sticks Meltdown core in chain reaction Black out failure in a second’s distraction Death walks … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Frigid

Looking down into the heart of the frigid winter Hoping to find maybe some kind of hint there Why so many find the starkness of winter dead Perhaps it’s the quietness they hold in dread? The chill can ache deep … Continue reading

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The Eyes of the Lord

Based on Psalms 34:15-17 The Eyes of the Lord by Michael Romani Over and over the Bible tells What the eyes of God reveals Every way that we might turn There in every lesson learned All of His children are … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Betrayed

Looking at essence of the cold winter ever Of a nuclear disaster that will recover –never It’s hard to see how Chernobyl might else be portrayed But to see it in the stark terms of children betrayed The isotopes released … Continue reading

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