Tag Archives: Dare

Breathe the Legacy

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day Four challenge is to write a sad poem.   That’s easy enough to do this time around.  Someone who is increasingly important to me beyond nearly all measure of my meager words recently lost someone.  I can … Continue reading

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First Reasons Lost

What becomes of our individual worlds when our first reasons are lost? First Reasons Lost by Michael Romani First reasons have been lost And with that loss comes a cost The giving up when it becomes Too much to be … Continue reading

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Desert Skies

There are times that I truly miss driving through the deserts of the American West.  I learned and saw and lived a lot there. Desert Skies by Michael Romani Life for all its anguish is ours It belongs to no … Continue reading

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Through A Window

Lessons we learn in life, sometimes they cut us like a knife… Through A Window by Michael Romani Broken shadows seen through a window Hopeful promises shine like a rainbow Taken further than dreams often carry A true born love … Continue reading

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Unique Revealed

People are often disturbed by the different.  Not just people either.  hmmm… Unique Revealed by Michael Romani How to make real From the unreal Things we think and feel Secrets to reveal People will come to see Visions of possibility … Continue reading

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Jenny Lind

P. T. Barnum once said something like the greatest art is the art of making people happy.  Personally, I think he was really onto something with this.  Then again, as the child that I’ve always been, I’ve always loved a … Continue reading

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Caged In Differences

Another poem inspired by Mowgli came about as Mowgli seeks to reintegrate into the man village.  It seems that many of us cage ourselves by definition dwelling on the things that separate us rather than sharing in the commonalities.  None … Continue reading

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In This House (We Make Our Home)

There are houses and there are those that become homes… In This House (We Make Our Home) by Michael Romani In this house, we set the tune Daring other to match so soon As reckless as we care to be … Continue reading

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First Principles: At Times, Honesty Requires the Willingness To Offend

“He who dares not offend cannot be honest.”– Thomas Paine, in The Forester’s Letters, April 24, 1776 The Forester Letters may be read here: http://thomaspaine.org/essays/american-revolution/the-forester-s-letters.html      

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Thought For the Day: You’re Never Too Old To Set Goals and Dream

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis    

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