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So Much Sky

Ever been out in the middle of wilderness and realized the vastness of the universe and the smallness of humanity? So Much Sky by Michael Doyle So much sky That a person might get lost In a freedom one cannot … Continue reading

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Leaving Yesterdays Behind

What matters profit if it has cost your soul? Leaving Yesterdays Behind by Michael Doyle What it is that seems fit Is often enough a matter Devoted entirely to profit All other arguments shatter The implication is clear That neither … Continue reading

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Dark Hearted Contemplation

Gossips can be so harsh in the half truths and complete untruths they attempt to spread and the heartbreak they wish to inflict on those who are innocent in any case.  This is a poem in response to the misdeeds … Continue reading

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A Victorian Legacy

Have you ever read all of the Dickens works?  I know most of us are familiar with A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield and perhaps a few more.  But, what a time and age to live through with all of its … Continue reading

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Moved By Authenticity

In this season of gratitude and humility, it is our prayer that we all be moved more by humility than ego and more toward love, away from hate. Moved by Authenticity by Michael Romani In that container of love we … Continue reading

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Fade To Black

Halloween Poem #25: Fade To Black by Michael Romani We shared our goodbyes at hallowed grave To the one that we could not save Then sat ourselves in shadowed room Almost welcoming our mournful gloom There was a time shared … Continue reading

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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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