Tag Archives: Daughters

Joy In the Gifts of Hard Times

The challenge for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 7 is to write a poem about gifts and joy.  Above this challenge was a bit about how poetry can prove quite the therapeutic tool.  I can see this easily from my own life.  From this … Continue reading

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Dream Big Ghazal

Poem A Day #4 is to be of the Ghazal poetry form. Ghazals were originally popularized and written by such notables as Rumi and Hafiz of Persia.  Through the influence of Goethe (1749–1832), the ghazal became very popular in Germany … Continue reading

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Craft

Out under the street lights I’ve spent one too many nights Chasing the neon gods of rock Pursuing my craft instead of small talk Like a street busker playing Thinking the magic would be staying Until one day I put … Continue reading

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Redemption Of A Clown

Some things just aren’t funny.  Like someone who abuses their power and position to coerce others into things otherwise unimaginable to them.  Less funny still is when that same comedian thinks he can excuse away his or her lewd and … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Size

A tear drop is painted on the wall It’s the many details behind the fall Telling its secrets to all who will see Of hope lost and grief in travesty Large or small, it’s the size of an ocean A … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Narcissism

There are self imposed cages Filled with private passions And with your little rages Oh, I could detail this for pages On your lack of compassion Your narcissism in all its stages But what in the end would it benefit … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Premature

I laughed with a shake of my head Never count me out as done or dead I smiled my quiet denouncement At the premature announcement And she sought to find me unfit As a father, unworthy of even a bit … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17: Wrapped Around Her Little Finger

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 challenge is to “write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time”.   There is not a person on this Earth (or any other for that matter), who knows me and … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 11: Solo Deo Gloria

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 challenge is a nebulous subject of what might my state of the union be about my life in the future.  I live a lot in the moment.  I suppose that I nearly always have.  This is … Continue reading

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