Tag Archives: Craft

From the Canyon’s Heart

A poem of gratitude #7.  This one is from a sense of gratitude toward the music that came to life from the Laurel Canyon scene.  I think that though I leaned toward progressive hard rock in my music, my lyrical … Continue reading

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Stage Craft

Halloween Poem #27: Stage Craft by Michael Romani All of the magic in hocus pocus Is merely that of diverting focus Legendary in its sleight of hand It’s all just illusion; understand? Like guns on a stage in the first … 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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What Is Art?

I was sitting on a swing in a virtual world and thinking on how beautiful the build was that had been designed to evoke and memorialize my dead family members and close friends who had died before their time and … Continue reading

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Candle Light

Tis the beginning of Christmas season .. yes, I know I don’t officially start until St Nicholas Day.. but.. well… Candle Light by Michael Romani A match is struck to light the candle And so begins the story on that … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Craft

Out under the street lights I’ve spent one too many nights Chasing the neon gods of rock Pursuing my craft instead of small talk Like a street busker playing Thinking the magic would be staying Until one day I put … Continue reading

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