Tag Archives: Contrast

Cinderella of the Pacific

A friend of mine invented a 5 line form of poetry in honor of Cinco de Mayo this year. At a short form poetry workshop tonight, I turned this into five verses of this and wrote the following in recollection … Continue reading

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A Vacation In the Reflective

A Vacation In the Reflectiveby Michael DoyleIt seems to me that there’s one thingCovid has brought and its the thrivingThat comes in knowing it’s not really destinationGiving us the best of our family vacationIt does not hurt in thinking locationBut, … Continue reading

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Guess It Goes Without Saying

A poem from a free verse workshop that I am attending tonight: Guess It Goes Without Saying by Michael Doyle I guess it goes without saying In this crazy life we’re playing That You can’t have the light Without the … Continue reading

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Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse

I heard an interesting global reading of Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.  From this contrasted with the pandemic lockdown came: Sailing An Impersonal Apocalypse by Michael Doyle As is the way of many a hero’s journey Enduring the … Continue reading

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On Found Light

Reviewing my camera chops in real brought me to write this. On Found Light by Michael Doyle It’s not so much the light But where you’re in it To get this just right You have know where to bend it … Continue reading

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Antebellum Blues

It’s true that there’s a lot more to the Southern side of the story than I’ll cover in this poem.  But, with respect to American history, I would be amiss if I failed to cover this. Antebellum Blues by Michael … Continue reading

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Non-Binary Paradise Revealed

Have you ever wondered about Satan’s role as God’s prosecutor and role as sinful man’s adversary?  John Milton did.  At times, I find that interesting to look at as well. Non-Binary Paradise Revealed by Michael Romani Consider if you might … Continue reading

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Catch & Release

Am I alone in seeing that the world has its moments of understated brilliance? Catch and Release by Michael Romani Writing to write, so it seems Is often the child of unknown dreams Miscast, recanted or fully embraced The soul … Continue reading

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Liquid Smoothness

Tried to make sense of some melodic electronica the other day… Liquid Smoothness by Michael Romani Melodies of liquid smoothness Seep into our memory Semi familiar beats of happiness Flavor the world for you and me Nostalgia jibes with subversion … Continue reading

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