Tag Archives: Conquer

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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