Tag Archives: Compromise

In the Providence of Seneca

In the Providence of Senecaby Michael DoyleIn the age of ancient tyrannyWhen Rome had lost its libertyEven a good man might compromiseFor the partial good seen in his eyesThough at times, it took its tollTo hide his better angels in … Continue reading

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On the 1619 Project

An ahistorical work that seeks to repudiate the founding principles of America won the Pulitzer Prize today.   In my eyes, all luster is now gone to both the Nobel prizes and the Pulitzer with this move.   It’s not … Continue reading

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The Clouds of Uncivil War Approach

If there’s any one single foremost predicator that led to the American Civil War more than others, it was beyond any doubt the Mexican-American War. The Clouds of Uncivil War Approach by Michael Doyle While careful in thinking too linearly … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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So Much Sky

Ever been out in the middle of wilderness and realized the vastness of the universe and the smallness of humanity? So Much Sky by Michael Doyle So much sky That a person might get lost In a freedom one cannot … Continue reading

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The Metrics of Notoriety

Social media. .. is it a blessing or a bane? The Metrics of Notoriety by Michael Doyle Looking over your shoulder For a glimpse inside your mind Feeling so much bolder Often surprised by what I find Interaction at design … Continue reading

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Virtuosity

In memory of the passing of Neil Pert, percussionist and lyricist extraordinaire: Not that great of a job on this but.. for the memory of a good man passing, Neil Pert: Virtuosity by Michael Romani  Quietly fighting against his demise … Continue reading

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Downsizing

I used to know someone who would tell me about tiny houses.  So, it was sort of an interesting surprise to see that Netflix has a series that premiered today about these.  It’s amazing how much it turns out can … Continue reading

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Art and the Box Office

Is the art of Broadway or a movie measured by box office or by other standards? Art and the Box Office by Michael Romani It may seem a bit of artifice To say that art isn’t measured by the box … Continue reading

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Nestled

History is to learn from.  Not to be dwelt on.  But to take the lessons learned into today so that we might build a better tomorrow. Nestled by Michael Romani Nestled behind an old chapel Rests with the bite of … Continue reading

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