Tag Archives: Enemy

First Principles: A Corrupt Press Deceives, Inflames, Dishonors Virtue, Stokes the Flames of Faction and Ends Its Own Enemy

“We are, heart and soul, friends to the freedom of the press. It is however, the prostituted companion of liberty, and somehow or other, we know not how, its efficient auxiliary. It follows the substance like its shade; but while … Continue reading

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An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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Samson (XI)

Continuing in a series of poems depicting the story of Samson and Delilah as told in the Book of Judges: Samson (XI) by Michael Romani Staying their course, steady to fight For their land and what is right Even if … Continue reading

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Samson VIII

Continuing in an effort to put a version of the Samson and Delilah story from the Book of Judges into verse, I present Part VIII.  Perhaps, I should have made this shorter? Samson (VIII) by Michael Romani Amidst un-princely questions of … Continue reading

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Scars Into Stars

Another inspired in part by the Mowgli movie: Scars Into Stars by Michael Romani The scars that we wear Tell us where we have been Cast out only to forswear Until we ready to be again Bits and pieces that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Best Gifts For Christmas Are Forgiveness, Tolerance, Heart, Service, Charity, Example and Respect

“Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.” – Oren Arnold           … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Defeat

In my experience, time is often too fleet In all the challenges we will need to meet But there are many ways on this street To hand our enemies their needed defeat Sun  Tzu said many things on this subject … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love Is the Force Capable of Changing An Enemy Into A Friend

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. This begs the question, when did the Left become so entirely intolerant?    

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First Principles: Tyranny and Oppression Will Come To America In the Name of Fighting Some Foreign Enemy

“If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.” -James Madison, fourth US president (16 Mar 1751-1836) Power corrupts, right?  There is no greater time that those in power have … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Congregate

In my life, I have seen many come to congregate Waiting with bated breath as it fascinates That only a handful gather to pursue wisdom While ignorance more often rules the kingdom It seems we need a smattering of deeper … Continue reading

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