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Gifts From the Heart

Day 20 of Na/GloPoWriMo, 2020!  2/3rds of the way through this year’s event.  The optional prompt is to “write a poem about a handmade or homemade gift that you have received“. Gifts From the Heart by Michael Doyle Since divorce … Continue reading

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Wild Romania

It’s the second day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!   The prompt today is: “to write a poem about a specific place —  a particular house or store or school or office. Try to incorporate concrete details, like street names, distances (“three … 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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Death and A Desert God

A further adventure in Egyptian myth. Death and A Desert God by Michael Doyle Without ambition, Horus would quietly assert That to kill a desert god, you must kill the desert To kill a desert, requires Ra, God of the … Continue reading

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An Indictment of the 20th Century

We have lived through the bloodiest and cruelest century of mankind’s history.  God surely must be crying. An Indictment of the 20th Century by Michael Doyle Einstein insisted God did not play with dice While other insisted God needed no … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Crueler Tyranny Than That Which Is Perpetuated Under the Shield of Law and In the Name of Justice

“There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.” – Baron de Montesquieu      

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Tears In Misted Eyes

Halloween Poem #21: Tears In Misted Eyes by Michael Romani Tears in his misted eyes A monster cries as his child dies While the mother prays her lullaby It’s all the watcher can do to sigh Life like a twisted … Continue reading

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Rose’s Thorn

Halloween Poem #3 Rose’s Thorn by Michael Romani The rose’s thorn bled it’s blood Chosen to drag my soul through the mud Clever thought I in the transparency Lost in its morbid transcendency Condemned to the darkened dust Struggling in … Continue reading

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Fades Away

Life leaves us all, eventually… or, do we really transform into something else? Time will tell. Fades Away by Michael Romani Being somewhat civilized I kept my discontents to myself More probably cause I realized I’d find my better answers … Continue reading

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At the Corners of My Soul

Ever miss someone even if the way they broke up with you leaves full of doubt, self loathing and more questions than answers? At the Corners of My Soul by Michael Romani Picking at the corners of my soul Searching … Continue reading

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