Tag Archives: Clever

Rules of the Beast II

A poetic retelling of Dracula continues…. Rules of the Beast II by Michael Romani Fresh blood can be so invigorating As the new day’s path is exhilarating Ghostly mirages are fleeting in sight Proofs of things that fill the night … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Found Gratitude

Recently, I have found new reasons to smile and find cheerfulness.  In my growing moments of gratitude, it seems that maybe it’s time for heartfelt inventory of the good things in my life – past and present. Thoughts On Found … Continue reading

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Thankfulness For the Armor of God

A poem in gratitude for our creator #18: Thankfulness For the Amor of God by Michael Romani When I look into the mirror It no longer takes a seer To see that I am not the enemy But am still … Continue reading

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Rose’s Thorn

Halloween Poem #3 Rose’s Thorn by Michael Romani The rose’s thorn bled it’s blood Chosen to drag my soul through the mud Clever thought I in the transparency Lost in its morbid transcendency Condemned to the darkened dust Struggling in … Continue reading

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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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