Tag Archives: Daughters

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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A Letter To My Daughters

Day Sixteen of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo has the challenge of writing a letter as a poem.  What a fascinating concept that is to me.  Many letters along the path of my have incorporated blurbs of poems and tried to express things by … Continue reading

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