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Death and A Desert God

A further adventure in Egyptian myth. Death and A Desert God by Michael Doyle Without ambition, Horus would quietly assert That to kill a desert god, you must kill the desert To kill a desert, requires Ra, God of the … Continue reading

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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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Beating the Odds

Life’s will to survive is a remarkable story. Beating the Odds by Michael Romani Heat of day and cold of night The Great Dying came with a fright Two Hundred Fifty years ago Nearly all life died as you might … Continue reading

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All In All Contribution

Seen from space all of this is one shared place of revolving interconnection.  I bet it’s like that in God’s eyes as well. All In All Contribution by Michael Romani An ice face collapses into sea With a familiar popping … Continue reading

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Desert Skies

There are times that I truly miss driving through the deserts of the American West.  I learned and saw and lived a lot there. Desert Skies by Michael Romani Life for all its anguish is ours It belongs to no … Continue reading

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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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Samson II

Based in part on the Book of Judges: Samson II by Michael Romani A time it was that had come When the Philistines of Gaza had plenty But, God’s children had next to none Save the for when the evil … Continue reading

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A Western Noir

Tonight’s short poetry workshop combined the genre’s of cowboy poetry and film noir.  I went into it unaware we weren’t supposed to combine both.. soooo.. I did just that anyhow. A Western Noir by Michael Romani I was riding through … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Copper

Nothing can tarnish the mountains of copper canyon Except, perhaps, their memory if we abandon The beauty of this bronze mineral so malleable Flexed to the point we were no long able Thin stacks of this stamped into the pennies … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Retrospective

Lately, it seems I’ve been quietly introspective Caught up in a nostalgic, retrospective Thinking back on times that have long since past All those things that didn’t last Long drives out into the desert to see what we might Long … Continue reading

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