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The Dreamwork of Nightmares

In these dark times when it is so hard to be optimistic, can anyone be blamed for having nightmares?  But what then are these? The Dreamwork of Nightmares by Michael Doyle Even still as we grow and mature We find … Continue reading

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The Death of Empires and America Marches On

American history continues through the beginning of the Great Depression. The Death of Empires and America Marches On by Michael Doyle The end of the Great War brought down empires from prior Redrawing Europe’s map by 14 Points down to … Continue reading

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It Came As It Did

First Friday and third day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020.  Today’s prompt is to create a word bank based on 10 key words and then not necessarily using all but keeping in mind an effort to echo the rhymes for these until … Continue reading

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A House Divided

The worse war America has ever fought was the war against ourselves, the American Civil War. A House Divided by Michael Doyle Lincoln’s inaugural was an attempt at reconciliation The mystic chords of memory were bonds of affection The siege … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Resonance of Youth

Resonance of Youth by Michael Romani The angst felt In the hand dealt Was both deadly and dreamy While awkwardly steamy Remembering those days And all of our crazy ways Can be a semi-poetic meditation Too often subject to repetition … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 29: On the Dark Path of Plath

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 29 challenge is to “write a poem based on the Plath Poetry Project’s calendar. Simply pick a poem from the calendar, and then write a poem that responds or engages with your chosen Plath poem in some … Continue reading

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