Tag Archives: Clock

The Clock Keeps Ticking

The Clock Keeps Tickingby Michael DoyleFrom that pristine sense of momentWhen we come out of the wombThe clock starts tickingWith all its joy and tormentWe become the life in the roomMaking things happen through our kickingIt is in building the … Continue reading

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Back Chat of Eternal Insomnia

So many of us spend countless hours into the we hours of the night staving off the limited hours until the morning light.  Insomnia and its accompanying sleep exhaustion have claimed many of us and leading into less good than … Continue reading

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Pandemic 2020

The days are dark but we will get through this. Pandemic 2020 by Michael Doyle Mass graves mark the passing through Of the last major outbreak of flu There are not moments relegated to history But a devastating part of … Continue reading

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Standing On the Ledge

Today, dear readers, is New Year’s Eve.  I do hope each and every one of you has a truly beautiful, safe and wonderful New Year’s Eve! May your night and new morn be filled with the 20/20 of recalling nothing … Continue reading

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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Each Moment of Life Is A Miracle and Mystery

“We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.” – H. G. Wells    

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Thought For the Day: A Clock’s Perfection Is In Its Accuracy, Not Its Speed

“The perfection of a clock is not to go fast, but to be accurate.” – Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, moralist and essayist (6 Aug 1715-1747)    

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Blown Away

I guess it’s not much of a confession to say that I love art and the arts, right?  Have you ever looked at what it takes to create blown glass art?  Years ago, at an amusement park I know of … Continue reading

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Two Shakes

The warning was felt lingering in the air… Two Shakes by Michael Romani Two shakes Rattle snakes Warning’s in the air Tick tock Says the clock And soon the time’s not there Mirrored wall Cracked in awe Pride takes its … Continue reading

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Late Night Nachos Pantoum

Milkwood’s Poem A Day #15 is the Pantoum.  The word prompt for this form is ‘swan song’. The Pantoum form is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantoum “The pantoum is a form of poetry similar to a villanelle in that there are repeating lines throughout … Continue reading

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