Tag Archives: Danger

Thought For the Day: Music Can Make Us Feel Invulnerable and Related to All of Time

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau     

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First Principles: Human Life From First Stirring In the Womb to Its Close Is Protected By the Common Law

“With consistency, beautiful and undeviating, human life from its commencement to its close, is protected by the common law. In the contemplation of law, life begins when the infant is first able to stir in the womb. By the law, … Continue reading

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Adulting Conversation

Today’s world is perceived as fraught with danger.  Linguists have determined that the more risk we believe society is in, the more we increasingly decline in adulting and the more we use words like “adulting”… Adulting Conversation by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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First Principles: The World’s Frowns Are Less Dangerous Than Its Smiles and Flatteries

“The world is a severe schoolmaster, for its frowns are less dangerous than its smiles and flatteries, and it is a difficult task to keep in the path of wisdom.”  – Phillis Wheatley The world is filled with those who … Continue reading

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Much To Do With Everything

Day 28 of Na/GloPoWriMo 2019… and what’s the goal.. to write a poem about poetry and poets and who is this what is that and does it have any meaning or is it only seeming or.. wait.. that could be … Continue reading

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Hope In Love Becomes A Battlefield

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 22 challenges us to write a poem engaging another art form.  For me, it took but a moment to realize I would take on Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture.  Many reasons behind this I suppose, but, the largest of … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Must Never Allow Partiality or Extraneous Matters To Interfere With the Electoral Process

“We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” – John Adams (1797)   … Continue reading

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Scorpion’s Sting

Danger is the stranger that leaves us curious enough to look closer… Scorpion’s Sting by Michael Romani We stain our souls In our house of pain Nothing left to console As we flail against the strain Venom of the scorpion … Continue reading

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First Principles: This Republic Would Be Unfaithful To Itself Were We To Allow Partiality To Infect Our Elections

“We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.”  – John Adams (1797) That’s … Continue reading

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Couple of Couplets To Get It Right

Poem A Day #3 is the rhyming couplet form. From Wikipedia: “A couplet is a pair of successive lines of metre in poetry. A couplet usually consists of two successive lines that rhyme and have the same metre. A couplet … Continue reading

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