Tag Archives: Culture

Leading Toward Significance In Free Verse

Poem A Day #12 is to be written in Free Verse.  The word prompt is ‘echo’. Free Verse is: From https://www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms/free-verse and https://literarydevices.net/free-verse/: “Nonmetrical, nonrhyming lines that closely follow the natural rhythms of speech. A regular pattern of sound or … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: All Children – Born and Unborn – Are Made In the Holy Image of God

“Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life.  And let us reaffirm a fundamental truth: All children — born and unborn — are made in the holy image of God.” – Donald Trump     

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Education Is the Passing of A Society’s Soul From Generation To Generation

“What is education? Properly speaking, there is no such thing as education. Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. Whatever the soul is like, it will have to be passed on … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Points of Consideration

Tonight on election eve, it seems we have some things to think about in the US.  This is how my side sees it.  It wouldn’t be my side if I didn’t tend to agree, ya know? Points of Consideration by … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: We Must Work Together To Create A Culture That Embraces the Dignity of Life

“We must … work together to create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life, that creates deep and meaningful human connections, and that turns classmates and colleagues into friends and neighbors.” – Donald Trump     … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Legends Persist

Legends persist throughout our culture.  They always have.  I believe they always will. Legends Persist by Michael Romani Choking on the information age Where everything is instantly all the rage Be it Britney Spears or history The internet is here … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: Some Assimilation of Culture, Law and Tradition Is Required To Remain One People

“The policy or advantage of [immigration] taking place in a body may be much questioned; for, by so doing, they retain the Language, habits and principles which they bring with them. Whereas by an intermixture with our people, they, or … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Na/GloPoWriMo 12: Pukka Shell Haibun

Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 12’s challenge is to write a Haibun based on the environment we grew up in.  I came up with this: Pukka Shell Haibun by Michael Romani A shark’s tooth attached to pukka shell necklace becomes replaced by a … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: Embracing The Dignity of Life Creates Friends and Neighbors

“We must … work together to create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life, that creates deep and meaningful human connections, and that turns classmates and colleagues into friends and neighbors.” – Donald Trump     … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Cicero – On Friendship

Cicero was born on January 3, 106 B.C.   The Roman politician and attorney Marcus Tullius Cicero was born on January 3, 106 BC and passed away on December 7, 43 BC.  Coming from a wealthy family of the Roman … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment