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Samson V

Continuing the tale in poetic form and based on the Book of Judges: Samson by Michael Romani V Too often living by pleasure and whim Seeing only what is in front of him Yet, still the living God is within … Continue reading

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Portion Control

Stuffing my face at yet another late night dinner, I started thinking just now about portion control… Portion Control by Michael Romani The city we live in Is full of bustle and vim It’s every corner offer toxicity With stories … Continue reading

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Black Widow Strikes

The creepy crawlers are starting to come creepy up slowly… Black Widow Strikes by Michael Romani One look into her eyes There was no disguise Look of evil and despise There’s no escape; she defies And now, I have her … Continue reading

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First Principles: If Mankind Were Angels, There Would Be No Need For Government

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.” – James Madison            

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Daily Prompt – Stir

Baby, won’t you stir it up Drinking from that hot cup Whipped into shape Without superman’s cape I descend from love to friend Never thought we’d end But, there’s a bass line When I turn and find That when I’ve … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Prayer

Feeling it again, hurting soul to soul As I reel from things I can’t control If I want peace, I know who I am And I have to keep to that despite the slam Of another door right into my … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sovereign Power Tends To Be Hostile To Those Seeking Restraint Of Its Operations

“There is in the nature of sovereign power an impatience of control, that disposes those who are invested with the exercise of it, to look with an evil eye upon all external attempts to restrain or direct its operations.” – … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Hating Others Belittles Our Souls

“I shall allow no man to belittle my soul by making me hate him.” – Booker T. Washington, reformer, educator, and author (5 Apr 1856-1915)        

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Let It Roll

Isaiah 42 Let It Roll by Michael Romani All these obsessive intentions Play into the one contention That things slip through our hands For a reason that I don’t understand A quiet voice whispers to me Boy, you gotta let … Continue reading

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Never Ceasing

Never Ceasing by Michael Romani I have you in the depths of my soul No doubt about whose in control Looking for my faith to increase Praying for my love to never cease Such a simple concept to embrace Living … Continue reading

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