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Na/GloPoWriMo #20: Sijo For An Ill-Turned Vaccination

Na/GloPoWriMo #20: Sijo For An Ill Turned Vaccinationby Michael DoyleFather, will you be alright? But of course, I will my dearsWith one hundred three point three, who might I fooling?The fire blazes hot inside, but not as deep as my … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #15: In A Family’s Way

Na/GloPoWriMo #15: In A Family’s Wayby Michael DoyleI really need to buy an easy chairIf I am to keep the family flairEating summer sausage on cheesed squareReading news and pontificating without a careThat is if I am to live my … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #11: Letters From Father To Daughter

Na/GloPoWriMo #11: Letters From Father To Daughterby Michael DoyleDearest Daughter,I didn’t know I would be a fatherWhen I took the chances that I didAnd I’ve always tried to keep it hidI see your eyes of confusionBetween truth and illusionAnd, yes, … Continue reading

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Ghosts of A Daddy’s Duty

Ghosts of A Daddy’s Dutyby Michael DoyleSpent the weekendHoping for the GodsendThat of finding a ghostOr, at least making the mostOf finding a haunted houseQuiet like a church mouseCreeping around a shadow’s homeWondering if we are aloneWe didn’t find any … Continue reading

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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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Pandemic Confronted

On looking slightly back at a day of visitation with two princesses who mean all the world to me and reflection on the current events of our times. Pandemic Confronted by Michael Doyle What a day to roundly irrational In … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Being Dad Is the Best Title I’ve Ever Had

“Of all the titles I’ve been privileged to have, ‘Dad’ has always been the best.” – Ken Norton I think this is very true with the exception of being ‘Daddy’.  I love both my little girls more than life itself. … Continue reading

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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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