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First Principles: Let Me Now Take A More Comprehensive View and Warn You In the Most Solemn Manner Against the Baneful Effects of the Spirit of Party Generally

“Let me now take a more comprehensive view, and warn you in the most solemn manner against the baneful effects of the Spirit of Party generally.” – George Washington (1796)

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To Feel Again

To Feel Againby Michael DoyleI admire people who are unafraid to feelWho know the danger and yet keep it realIt is scary to feel that compulsive somethingBut it beats the feeling of nothingAs life hands us our challenging handA fate … Continue reading

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Not Even Death

Not Even Deathby Michael DoyleIf only the hand of loveCould ensnare the moonAnd if belief in the stars aboveBrought faith to the near and soonThere would be nothing to being handledNo complications to become rattledJust the courage needed to be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Prudent Person Foresees Danger and Takes Precautions, A Simpleton Goes Blindly On and Suffers the Consequences

“A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions, a simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences” (Proverbs 22:3, NLT)

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Lessons From Life’s Jungles

There are laws that are met in all jungles be these forested or concrete.  The two most vital are survival and truth. Lessons From Life’s Jungles by Michael Doyle The jungle has two laws Survival and truth There is no … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk To Strangers

First in a series of poems based on a retelling of the classic werewolf story, or is it… Don’t Talk To Strangers by Michael Doyle Mama said don’t talk to strangers You’re never out of danger When you live on … Continue reading

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Sure Hand of the Devil Dealt

The surest hand the Devil’s ever dealt is the deceit blotted out into the dark of night… Sure Hand of the Devil Dealt by Michael Doyle The bell tolls out into the black of night So little is seen in … Continue reading

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To Escape the Warren

More or less dedicated to A Watership Down: To Escape the Warren by Michael Doyle In the beginning Rabbit gained his tricks There on the path of winning Played out like a guitarist’s licks Each to have their meaning Captive … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: In the End It’s Only A Passing Thing, This Shadow

“I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn’t want … Continue reading

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