Tag Archives: Dare

First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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Standard of Gold

There are a lot of reasons to have gratitude toward things learned and passed on through the generations and a lot to be learned and then go on to grow into our own future.  This is a sixth poem in … Continue reading

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Season of Fear

Halloween Poem #26: Season of Fear by Michael Romani Queue the creepy music For the just the right vibe Dare to step inside And then you decide As an indulgent prattle With wicked stories told Bones shake and start to … Continue reading

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In A Monster’s Waltz

Halloween poem #7 In A Monster’s Waltz by Michael Romani May the lost souls be found No matter how or how unsound Too long happiness has been elusive For those rejected and now reclusive Frankenstein each of us in our … Continue reading

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Dracul’s Prey

The real Dracul was as deadly perhaps as the Bram Stoker monster.  But what if they were one in the same? Dracul’s Prey by Michael Romani The clan of the dragon Is one founded in corruption Dracul meaning the dragon … Continue reading

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Lessons From Thomas

Based in part on John 20: 24-31: Lessons From Thomas by Michael Romani Oh my God, I have so much doubt Always wondering what it’s about Expectations so seldom feeling met Too many turns that I sadly regret Sometimes, I … Continue reading

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Dream Child Revealed

Another from the short form poetry workshop on the anaphora form.  I found this form amenable to writing a quick rock song after the first anaphora that I wrote and previously posted. Dream Child by Michael Romani Dream child I … Continue reading

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Retribution For Frailty

Sadists like to kick people when they’re down.   Turn to multiple forums from Facebook to otherwise and you see people constantly tearing at each other and doing this for the good of the other.  Interesting how we convince ourselves … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Embrace Life and Live Everyday With Passion

“The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of … Continue reading

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Quietude Reclaimed

It’s all about connection isn’t it? Quietude Reclaimed by Michael Romani Take a moment to connect In a mind and body redirect Finding ourselves a sense of peace When we take our cares and release All the tension kept inside … Continue reading

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