Tag Archives: Dreams

In Remembrance of Notre Dame

In memory of the burning of Notre Dame 04/2019 and as originally posted on my Flickr account: In Remembrance of Notre Dame by Michael Romani Standing there in the center of the ancient cityGloriously symbolic in its early beloved pietyThe … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’d Say

Did you ever have special friends that you daydreamed aloud with a kid?  What were you going to be when you grew up?  I mean besides older… I’m Sure You’d Say by Michael Romani Childhood’s dreams into imaginary We set … Continue reading

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First Reasons Lost

What becomes of our individual worlds when our first reasons are lost? First Reasons Lost by Michael Romani First reasons have been lost And with that loss comes a cost The giving up when it becomes Too much to be … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Way Tanka

It’s Valentine’s Day.. so.. Happy Valentine’s Day to anyone out there reading these attempts at poetry formats.  The next format is said to be the short song origin of the Haiku.  The Tanka is Poem of the Day #8 format … Continue reading

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Dream Big Ghazal

Poem A Day #4 is to be of the Ghazal poetry form. Ghazals were originally popularized and written by such notables as Rumi and Hafiz of Persia.  Through the influence of Goethe (1749–1832), the ghazal became very popular in Germany … Continue reading

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It All Began With A Mouse

In many ways, I think I was fortunate in how I grew up.  I had many blessings.  One of these was that I must have visited Disneyland at least 100 times back when the park could be seen from main … Continue reading

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Paddington Breaks Out

Truly enjoyed this Paddington 2 movie.  It offered lots of food for thought… mostly marmalade as I recall…. Paddington Breaks Out by Michael Romani There is a prison worse than a prison It is the prison of loneliness That is … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Begins

Life is filled with twists and turns.  Where there isn’t always understanding, maybe acceptance is enough? Tomorrow Begins by Michael Romani Blinded by the brilliance of the light Tomorrow begins again in our tonight Stumbled falling and I am here … Continue reading

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A Family

There is family by biology.  Then there is family by choice.  In many instances who is to say which is the deepest tie.  Biology and kinship are interesting in their perspectives, aren’t they? A Family by Michael Romani When life … Continue reading

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The Dreams We Need

As a society, we spend too much time trying to stifle the dreams of both children and the inner most child in all of us.   We misplace our values, thinking that dreams are merely wants.  We dream to dream.  … Continue reading

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