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Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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Walking In Thankfulness

A poem of thankfulness #13: Walking In Thankfulness by Michael Romani There in the goodness that is the God-ness That waltzes right past guilt into innocence With the grammar of faith we talk our talk Knowing that thankfully, we’ll walk … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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Is There Hope?

I am feeling down today.  Had way too long of a walk through prairie wildflowers and then woods in a riparian corridor, but, even that hasn’t cheered me up.  Still, it has led another poem at least. Is There Hope? … Continue reading

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Tending the Mind Body Connection

Increasingly, we are finding that the body and mind have tremendous capacity to heal and otherwise exceed expectations. Tending the Mind Body Connection by Michael Romani The twenty first century Turns its new direction In terms of modern biology Finding … Continue reading

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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Understanding Our Blessing

Based in part on Luke 2 and Matthew 1: Understanding Our Blessing by Michael Romani So very worthy of our praise We stand fixed with our gaze God’s goodness understood As it is intended as we should In the beginning … Continue reading

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