Tag Archives: Epidemic

This Haunting Song

Some say this time we live in is too familiar to the Spanish Influenza back in 1918.   So far, the numbers don’t even remotely echo that horrific event.  Still… This Haunting Song by Michael Doyle This epidemic is a … Continue reading

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Mathing the COVID-19 Curve

Day 7 of Na/GloPoWriMo!  The target objective? “…a poem based on a news article.” My subject today can be drawn on any number of articles plastered throughout our daily news periodicals to the point it cannot be escaped really.  But, … Continue reading

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It Came As It Did

First Friday and third day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020.  Today’s prompt is to create a word bank based on 10 key words and then not necessarily using all but keeping in mind an effort to echo the rhymes for these until … Continue reading

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Pandemic Confronted

On looking slightly back at a day of visitation with two princesses who mean all the world to me and reflection on the current events of our times. Pandemic Confronted by Michael Doyle What a day to roundly irrational In … Continue reading

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A Prayer For the Healing

No use whining about life’s complications really, right?  So let me just encourage everyone to love when they can and cry when you feel it’s needed. Keep your hearts open and find that bit of truth that works to make … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Letter XI—On Inoculation – Voltaire

As we have previously discussed before, Letters On the English is a series of essay by Voltaire based on his experience of living in England between 1726 and 1729.  It is in a sense an attack on the French system of … Continue reading

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