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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Liberties of A People Depend On Their Constant Attention To Their Preservation

“The liberties of a people depend on their own constant attention to its preservation.” – William Henry Harrison    

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Rocky Road To Faith

Based in part on 1 John 1:9: Rocky Road To Faith by Michael Romani There are so many times we scoff in pride Looking at God’s will far from the outside Believing our own path and our will be done … Continue reading

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To Find Happiness

I think maybe a bit dour… To Find Happiness by Michael Romani I have been fighting to survive From the day I was born Struggling just to stay alive To find happiness and not be forlorn I have walked each … Continue reading

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Spoons Full of Memories

A good man was laid to rest today, as good a man as men are these days.  I offer this attempt of a poem to honor his memory in a final salute of sorts.  Master Sargent Charles Oliver Brooks, boss, … Continue reading

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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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Bringer of Life and Death

The Sun.. at first thought is the giver of the warmth of our lives.  On further reflection, it’s also a thing of cosmic rays, heat that can kill, solar flares. Bringer of Life and Death by Michael Romani The sun … Continue reading

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Power of the Moon

There is a tidal pull to the moon that is nothing short of miraculous. Power of the Moon by Michael Romani The children must learn The power of the moon Pulled by tides we earn Our keep from the ocean’s … Continue reading

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Satan’s Kiss

Madness knows no mercy. Satan’s Kiss by Michael Romani Loneliness becomes her friend The only one on which to depend In a chosen profession of glory A mild confession is given in story To hold belief in once upon As … Continue reading

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Cultivating Kindness II

One of lessons that is maybe too hard to learn for some is that in the face of harshness, sometimes the very best response is to show the same merciful kindness that God has shown us. It is a hard … Continue reading

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