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Valentine’s Day Villanelle

Milkwood’s  Poem A Day #7 is at best very difficult.  The form is the Villanelle.  The word prompt is ‘tide’. The villanelle consists of: “19 lines. Two rhymes. Two lines that repeat. Six stanzas – five are three lines each … Continue reading

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Memory of Fireworks Haiku

I keep stumbling around trying to catch up with this whole Milkwood Poem of a Day event.  Mainly, it seems that when bits and pieces are done out of sequence, it confuses me to where to go from there.  With … Continue reading

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The Truth of Loving Consequences

Men are from Mars.  Women are from Venus.  So goes the title and theory of an now old book that attempted to explain our differences in communication.  But, wake up guys.  This is the 21st Century and the women have … Continue reading

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Siren’s Song

Maybe it’s the beginning of a sea story… Siren’s Song by Michael Romani My soul fills with longing for the sea All of its stormy secrets coursing through me There in her depth of strength in this ocean Is something … Continue reading

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First Principles: Justice, Humanity and Christianity Demand the End of All Slavery

“Justice and humanity require it [the end of slavery] – Christianity commands it. Let every benevolent . . . pray for the glorious period when the last slave who fights for freedom shall be restored to the possession of that … Continue reading

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Price of Pride

Love of power breed ambition and that’s really not what we need in leaders.  What we need is those who have vision and come to serve the people. Yet, that’s rarely the way of those interested in politics is it? … Continue reading

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Samson II

Based in part on the Book of Judges: Samson II by Michael Romani A time it was that had come When the Philistines of Gaza had plenty But, God’s children had next to none Save the for when the evil … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Maybe the Right Regrets Is Best We Have In Life

“Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets”. – Arthur Miller, playwright and essayist (17 Oct 1915-2005)      

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Legacy Rehashed

Sort of random with a bit of truth in the cervices: Legacy Rehashed by Michael Romani If we could drag the future Out into the past If feelings could somehow nurture All the things that didn’t last If we could … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Stir

Baby, won’t you stir it up Drinking from that hot cup Whipped into shape Without superman’s cape I descend from love to friend Never thought we’d end But, there’s a bass line When I turn and find That when I’ve … Continue reading

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