Tag Archives: Cry

Like Dominoes Falling

On this the 18th day of Na/GloPoWriMo, the challenge is to write an elegy in which the sadness is based less on abstraction than concrete verbiage that helps a person feel the depth of sorrow felt.  To that degree, I … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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A Prayer For the Healing

No use whining about life’s complications really, right?  So let me just encourage everyone to love when they can and cry when you feel it’s needed. Keep your hearts open and find that bit of truth that works to make … Continue reading

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The Very Best of Something

Out there in the Hundred Acre Woods, there are a lot of tales to be told.  Some happy and filled with joy.  Some are bittersweet such as the feelings that come at childhood’s end… The Very Best of Something by … Continue reading

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Heartbreaks Forgiven

I wrote this poem just now.  Please forgive the typos.  It’s sort of a word flow thing…. Heartbreaks Forgiven by Michael Romani I watched you kill your child today I held your hand and did not look away You told … Continue reading

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Samson II

Based in part on the Book of Judges: Samson II by Michael Romani A time it was that had come When the Philistines of Gaza had plenty But, God’s children had next to none Save the for when the evil … Continue reading

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In the Shimmer

Will there come a day that AI becomes more human than human?  What would the implications be if AI comes to replicate itself by fusing with other AI?  What about if AI developed feelings and the desire to create as … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Lines On Our Faces Are the Tears We Have Not Cried

“Time engraves our faces with all the tears we have not shed.”  – Natalie Clifford Barney, poet, playwright, and novelist (31 Oct 1876-1972)    

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A Spilling of Dreams

Sometimes dreams, especially dreams of children and other deeply imaginative persons spill over into something so vivid that it’s hard to believe these are not true.  This is a play on that idea. A Spilling of Dreams by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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