Tag Archives: Danger

In Sacred Witness

In this season of thankfulness and gratitude, poem #2: In Sacred Witness by Michael Romani Then was a time for counting coup But along the way, I grabbed a clue That just maybe we should be less about glory In … Continue reading

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A Keening of Cause

Halloween Poem #9: A Keening of Cause by Michael Romani Fallen into second sight’s vision I find myself lost in indecision There inside that stinging fog Sawn in half like a totem’s log It’s too late for what will come … Continue reading

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Rose’s Thorn

Halloween Poem #3 Rose’s Thorn by Michael Romani The rose’s thorn bled it’s blood Chosen to drag my soul through the mud Clever thought I in the transparency Lost in its morbid transcendency Condemned to the darkened dust Struggling in … Continue reading

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Like Brothers

The things done in the military grows most men’s units in whatever force into something like family.  Most of us ended fighting for our brothers and sisters more than ideals or nations.  Some of us carry the memories of our … Continue reading

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First Principles: Virtue, Morality and Religion Are the Armor That Renders Us Invincible

“. . . Virtue, morality, and religion. This is the armor, my friend, and this alone that renders us invincible. These are the tactics we should study. If we lose these, we are conquered, fallen indeed . . . so … Continue reading

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First Principles: A People Intent To Be Free Must Be Prepared To Fight For It Themselves

“A people who mean to be free must be prepared to meet danger in person, and not rely upon the fallacious protection of armies.” – Edmund Randolph    

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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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