Tag Archives: Daughters

Thought For the Day: Daughters – Be Kind To Your Father

“Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young, / Who loved thee so fondly as he? / He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue, / And joined in thy innocent glee.” – Margaret Courtney, poet … Continue reading

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Birthday Thoughts 2017

Birthday Thoughts 2017 by Michael Romani It is just before the hour of nine And I have a quiet moment to call mine The princesses are now fast asleep And I’ve a moment to think that I’ll keep Earlier in … Continue reading

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My Daughters’ American We

My Daughters’ American We by Michael Romani Looking on the America of today With all of its conflicts in the way It reminds me of post Revolution life Ablaze with near anarchy and civil strife We of today should be … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Faint

Sometimes on sleepless nights I remember back Thinking on the moments and nothing that I lack I see your faint blue traces etched forever in my mind When you were yet unborn I did not know what I’d find All … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: No Praise Or Compliment Is As Rewarding As Affection

“Praise is well, compliment is well, but affection – – that is the last and final and most precious reward that any man can win, whether by character or achievement.” – Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain I stumbled across this … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Glorious

There in the glorious coming snows Are the promises of presents and shows All covered in ribbons and bows To be received by two little girls With the most radiant glows Who are the best of my world This is … Continue reading

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Prayers Answered

Prayer Answered by Michael Romani Waking up to another Indiana sunrise Wiping the sleep from my happier eyes Having dreamed of places that shaped me To the happiness of my beautiful family How I love to watch my princesses grow … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Fibonacci- Saying More By Saying Less

How do you write a fib? • There are no official rules for a Fibonacci poem – like a season word or rhyme requirement – but there are guidelines. o For one – the poem needs to be in Fibonacci … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be The Father of Growing Daughters Invokes Awe

“To be the father of growing daughters is to understand something of what Yeats evokes with his imperishable phrase ‘terrible beauty.’ Nothing can make one so happily exhilarated or so frightened: it’s a solid lesson in the limitations of self … Continue reading

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Miss You Already

Day 30 presents the interesting challenge of writing a poem about something, anything that happens time and time again.  As I thought on this, I realized there were many subjects that might be topical for this poem.  Thinking on that, … Continue reading

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