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First Principles: Repeal That Welfare Law, and You Will Soon See A Change In their Manners. Industry Will Increase

“Repeal that [welfare] law, and you will soon see a change in their manners. [I]ndustry will increase, and with it plenty among the lower people; their circumstances will mend, and more will be done for their happiness by inuring them … Continue reading

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Truths Seen

Truths Seenby Michael DoyleSilent criesStrident alibisTruths seenFor human beingsCan be mortifyingAs we live death defyingTaking risks at every turnWe live as we learnCareful from feeling the burnYet, it is that we still yearnThe world keeps on turningNever certain what we’re … Continue reading

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Let’s Rest Here A Little While

Let’s Rest Here A Little Whileby Michael DoyleLet’s rest here a little whileYour hands in mineYou give me reasons to smileAs my thoughts refineWhat it is I feel deep insideAs I look into those eyesTalking soft as we confideThe love … Continue reading

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Perspective Revisited

Perspective Revisited by Michael Doyle Float to the top Or sink to the bottom The rest is just churn This is a lesson in life One that is usually earned It’s our decision in how we learn Everyone dreams, big … Continue reading

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Na/Glo/Po/Wri/Mo #21: In Believing We Can

Na/GloPoWriMo #21: In Believing We Canby Michael DoyleIn today, I see tomorrowIn today, perched as it isIn today, seated on the edgeIn today, formed by yesterdayAnswers needed to questionsAnswers in need of themselvesAnswers that go unansweredAnswers we still need to … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #9: The Covid Vaccination To Do List

Na/GloPoWriMo #9: The Covid Vaccination To Do Listby Michael DoyleIt’s spreading outAcross this nationI’ve had my doubtsBut, time for the second vaccinationThat then is list oneAnd now that it is doneIt’s time for second upSince I’ve drunk this winning cupAfter … Continue reading

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Life Worth Living

Life Worth Livingby Michael DoyleI’ve never been one given to chanceDetermined to rise above my circumstancesAs a child of God driven by destinyTaking this challenge as my legacyHeaven holds all of my best treasureGod first, then family, is my measureA … Continue reading

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In Studying Jerzzie 101

In Studying Jerzzie 101by Michael DoyleIn the studying of my Jerzzie 101I think of all that you share and we’ve doneYou are more than the sum of your partsThough your love is the essence of my heartWhen I think of … Continue reading

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The Chicago Seven and Liberty

The Chicago Seven and Libertyby Michael DoyleThe American soul was in desperate measurePoisoned and depleted of blood and lost treasureFor the sake of a war that people didn’t understandOur republic’s principles died for in a foreign landThe Vietnam draft and … Continue reading

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In the Providence of Seneca

In the Providence of Senecaby Michael DoyleIn the age of ancient tyrannyWhen Rome had lost its libertyEven a good man might compromiseFor the partial good seen in his eyesThough at times, it took its tollTo hide his better angels in … Continue reading

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