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To Find Happiness

I think maybe a bit dour… To Find Happiness by Michael Romani I have been fighting to survive From the day I was born Struggling just to stay alive To find happiness and not be forlorn I have walked each … Continue reading

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Borne From the Violence

From the chaos that surrounds us, we find our way to the order that allows us to thrive. Borne From the Violence by Michael Romani Our world was borne from the violence Demanding from us, our best vigilance To duck … Continue reading

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The Wrong of Pop

Dedicated to Taylor Swift’s latest effort: The Wrong of Pop by Michael Romani A penchant for speaking truth Ove humble country strums Might speak of passion and youth But offer no excuse for Jazzercize drums Idiosyncratic bits of garish tackiness … Continue reading

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First Principles: Civil Liberty Understood Consists In Protecting Individual Rights Through Society’s Constraints and Force

“Civil liberty, rightly understood, consists in protecting the rights of individuals by the united force of society: society cannot be maintained, and of course can exert no protection, without obedience to some sovereign power; and obedience is an empty name, … Continue reading

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Two Shakes

The warning was felt lingering in the air… Two Shakes by Michael Romani Two shakes Rattle snakes Warning’s in the air Tick tock Says the clock And soon the time’s not there Mirrored wall Cracked in awe Pride takes its … 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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Snowfall On A Small Town

Is it just me, or, when you drive through falling snow, does it feel sometimes like you’re in a magical sort of snow globe and just hope no one shakes you awake? Snowfall On a Small Town by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Matter of Life and Death

Based in part on 1 John 3:11-18 Matter of Life and Death by Michael Romani Ours is to live in Holy Love Here on earth as above It’s a matter of life and death And of what life has left … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mallet

With our mental battle flags unfurled We debate what makes a better world What might it take to develop it? More than socialism’s empty mallet No matter what pretty and fanciful lies they drape They can never change mankind’s mindscape … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Brilliant

Right there in that brilliant moment at the beach All of the magic and beauty was right in my reach As I paddled in from surfing the perfect wave It was a memory to last until I rest in my … Continue reading

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