Tag Archives: Dream

If You Are Real

If You Are Real by Michael Romani Whispered words fluttered past my mind Now filled with wonder, I turned to find A curious blend of a bit of everything Of the things that make my heart sing I don’t say … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 1: Cryptid Curiosity

Yesterday began the National/Global Poetry Writing Month.  The first challenge up for April 1 was to write a poem based on a secret pleasure or shame.  Since I am a fairly open guy and it was also Easter, I waited … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Branch

There is beauty in so many surprising things Unexpected joy that makes the heart sing Everywhere it is there waiting to be found If we’d only look for it as it surrounds An exposure of gnarled branches in a ravine … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Reservation

I  want to state clearly but not so nearly Just clearly enough about what I hold dearly I have my reservation as how this is leaning It will take a lot of work before it’s redeeming However, it certainly seems … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Concept of A Story Is Easier Than Writing It

“It is as easy to dream a book as it is hard to write one”. – Honore de Balzac, novelist (1799-1850)      

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Birthday Thoughts 2017

Birthday Thoughts 2017 by Michael Romani It is just before the hour of nine And I have a quiet moment to call mine The princesses are now fast asleep And I’ve a moment to think that I’ll keep Earlier in … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Tenterhooks

Watching the worries of the world pass me by Lifting up our voices in a passion of hue and cry I see the tenterhooks of angst triangulate our world As my young children lay asleep slightly curled Powerless to really … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Risk Going Too Far

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.  – T.S. Elliot, in the Preface to Transit of Venus: Poems by Harry Crosby (1931)      

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First Principles: The Precious Blessings of America Need To Be Appreciated

“How little do my countrymen know what precious blessings they are in possession of, and which no other people on earth enjoy!”  – Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to James Monroe, on June 17, 1785 It is too easy to … Continue reading

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