Tag Archives: Clever

Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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Humbled To the Stumble

The thing about prayers is that while God answers them all, it is not always with a “yes”.  Sometimes it’s wait. Sometimes it’s an outright no.  At all times, we need to trust that the answer that works for God’s … Continue reading

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Dragged Down

Little something that fell together while I was playing guitar tonight… Dragged Down by Michael Romani Feeling less than fulsome Dragged down something awesome Drinking to oblivion stage side Letting my rage riff on a free ride At the turn … Continue reading

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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Echo Chambers of Disbelief

Beware the monsters under our beds.. but worse still are the monsters just behind the veneer we casually wear…. Echo Chambers of Disbelief by Michael Romani In a thousand seedy places There are monsters behind faces Playing cleverly as saying … Continue reading

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Seeds of Totalitarianism Dispersed

Generally speaking,  we as a people stand for liberty and all its intendent duties and responsibilities.  In this day and age, there has been an increasing move toward surrendering liberties for what we have latched onto as security, be it … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Difference Between Clever and Smart Is Important

“You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.” – Naguib Mahfouz, writer, Nobel laureate (11 Dec 1911-2006)        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Trademark

Now, I don’t mean this with any real snark But when I think about some such trademark I usually think of one of Ally’s signature looks The kind that makes me search through books Hoping for some kind of way … Continue reading

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Epistrophe: Legend (In My Own Time)

The second poem from tonight is: Legend (In My Own Time) by Michael Romani Feeling a little jaded All the memories are faded Of how we blazed across the strings Hoping for the stardom it would bring And now my … Continue reading

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