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Thankful For God’s Love and Mercy

Based in part on 1st Samuel: Thankful For God’s Love and Mercy by Michael Romani Giving thanks for all at all times Expressed in my thousand rhymes Always seeking wisdom in my prayers Walking this world without false airs Surely … Continue reading

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The Unflinching Eye

Halloween Poem #29: The Unflinching Eye by Michael Romani We drink a toast among us Because it is what’s done and simply because To the unflinching eye of the intellectual soul It is most gratifying to have death under our … Continue reading

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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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First Principles: Virtue, Morality and Religion Are the Armor That Renders Us Invincible

“. . . Virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone that renders us invincible. These are the tactics we should study. If we lose these, we are conquered, fallen indeed . . . so … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

Since mankind began, there has been the hero’s journey.  A man starts with just his dreams and builds his world or fails.  Those with heart prevail.  That then is the trick to this tale. Flying Solo by Michael Romani Long … Continue reading

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First Principles: Energy and Persistence Conquer All Things

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin      

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A Lotus Blossoms

In part, I have bene raised around Asian influences.  Then again, in this modern world, perhaps we all are? A Lotus Blossoms by Michael Romani A lotus blossoms in its own way The sun rises on each new day Weakness … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Harder the Conflict, The More Glorious the Triumph

“Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine in “American Crisis” (1776)    

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Cupid’s Drawn Bow

Cupid’s Drawn Bow by Michael Romani Armed with a magic bow He pierces the hearts that know Mischievous with desire He aims to set passions on fire Gods and humans fall in love With Eros and thoughts of … Of … Continue reading

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