Tag Archives: Contemplation

On Capturing the Iconic

Photography, of all sorts, is a passion of mine! On Capturing the Iconic by Michael Doyle Subject, light and composition Each of these open to interpretation Each of these subject to natural limitation These are the things essential To the … Continue reading

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Finding Joy In the Tears

Based in part on Ecclesiastes 3:4: Finding Joy In the Tears by Michael Doyle In looking back on my many years I am finding joy in the tears There in the sweet music for my ears Is the finding of … Continue reading

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Dead Men and Their Tales

Even Al Capone thought of himself as a public servant… Dead Men and Their Tales by Michael Doyle It is strange so it seems Clinging to faraway dreams Thoughts stuffed inside my head Dedicated to a father long since dead … Continue reading

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Dark Hearted Contemplation

Gossips can be so harsh in the half truths and complete untruths they attempt to spread and the heartbreak they wish to inflict on those who are innocent in any case.  This is a poem in response to the misdeeds … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings

Based in part on Ephesians 1:3 – Counting Blessings by Michael Romani As this new year has begun My eyes focus clearly on the One The One who is all knowing And whose love is ever flowing The ways of … Continue reading

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To Life (L’Chaim)

Sundays like all other days are best lived with at least a touch of reverence for the divine. To Life (L’Chaim) by Michael Romani Life is long And often filled with questions Too many of which have no answers Only … 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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In The Fullness of Time

A poem for this, the day celebrated as symbolizing Christ’s birth.   Merry Christmas!  Christmas… Christ Mass… A mass for Christ.  Then then does that or might it actually mean?  Is it really only about the birth of Christ? Or, … Continue reading

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Isn’t That

Trust in the universe, she says.  As if that’s easy? Isn’t That by Michael Romani Well, Isn’t that rude? To find My Attitude Interrupts Your solitude Random In being Blindly Yet, still seeing That the beginning Of contemplation Takes moments … Continue reading

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The Whiskey Priest

Based on Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory.. seemed suitable for Lent on the dark side.. Read the novel to see why more accurately…. The Whiskey Priest by Michael Romani Anger has replaced ambition With the drive to drink Even … Continue reading

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