Tag Archives: Choice

To Life (L’Chaim)

Sundays like all other days are best lived with at least a touch of reverence for the divine. To Life (L’Chaim) by Michael Romani Life is long And often filled with questions Too many of which have no answers Only … Continue reading

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Rules of the Beast I

A sort of start at a poetic retelling of the classic Dracula tale: Rules of the Beast I by Michael Romani As the approach is made to castle There is fear amongst its vassals A crucifix is given in protection … Continue reading

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Vision Strikes Its Pose

Always insight be it on stage or on screen, there’s a lot that goes into being a costume designer, right? Vision Strikes Its Pose by Michael Romani To design, to tell a story A costume in all its glory Accents … Continue reading

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Dream Becomes the Choice

There is a connection between those who would do art of any kind and the sacred.  Sometimes this connection becomes broken and flawed.  Sometimes it fulfills itself and offers that connection for others to partake in. Dream Becomes the Choice … Continue reading

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First Principles: Laws Made By Our Representatives Should Not Be So Voluminous That They Cannot Be Read Or So Incoherent As To Not Be Understood

“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.” – James … Continue reading

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Ring, Ring Rings the Phone

Today is both National Call A Friend Day and National Chocolate Candy Day!  In honor of this, to paraphrase a military tradition, ‘eat them if you got ’em’ and call a friend if only to tell that person or persons … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Three Constants of Life Are Change, Choice and Principles

“There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.” – Stephen Covey The new year is swiftly approaching.  As is my practice, from my birthday on 12/23 forward, I look back over my past year and years and then determine … Continue reading

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In A Relative Theory of Violin

Happiest National Violin Day! In A Relative Theory of Violin by Michael Romani I know it’s all relative but who’s to argue But to play well one must add in divisions of two At least often, if you happen to … Continue reading

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In the Wonder of the Star

A star led the wise men to find a babe in a manger.  The wise still seek Him. In the Wonder of the Star by Michael Romani In my loss, I feel my shame No longer certain in my own … Continue reading

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Architectural Abstractions

Lost my list of days celebrated in December, soooo… I am pitch hitting with this one: Architectural Abstractions by Michael Romani There in the art of geometry The spatial relationship is everything Crystalized rocks bend into symmetry Organizing rugged bits … Continue reading

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