Tag Archives: Escape

What Is Art?

I was sitting on a swing in a virtual world and thinking on how beautiful the build was that had been designed to evoke and memorialize my dead family members and close friends who had died before their time and … Continue reading

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Pig Faced Penelope

Inspired by a movie shared with someone very special to me as a movie that is very special to her… Pig Faced Penelope by Michael Romani A slap on the face to high society Trapped on trappings of notoriety The … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Better That Ten Guilty Persons Escape Than One Innocent Suffer

“It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer.” – William Blackstone This guiding principle behind the legal system in the United States has stood like a strong wall between justice and injustice and is a cornerstone … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Death

Regard well the moments of your life and never disregard a chance given to tell someone you care about or who needs an encouraging word those things that you might say to make their world better.  You never know when … Continue reading

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Hunting Himmler – A Found Poem

Milkwood’s Poem A Day #6 is the Found Poem form and has as its word prompt “gravity”. A found poem is quite literally that.  Scanning through the written material of others a little snatch of verbiage here and there catch’s … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

Since mankind began, there has been the hero’s journey.  A man starts with just his dreams and builds his world or fails.  Those with heart prevail.  That then is the trick to this tale. Flying Solo by Michael Romani Long … Continue reading

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Questions Pouring

Is there any question but that art makes the heart grow bigger and deeper? Questions Pouring by Michael Romani Do you hear the questions pouring? Do you fear the questions boring? Do you find the questions scoring No longer worth … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Should Be More Clarity As the Sand of Our Hourglass Passes

“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” – Jean Paul Richter, writer (21 Mar 1763-1825)      

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Daily Prompt – Criticism

There are places in this world where pessimism Is more than the flip side of joyful optimism And where harsh words of vehement criticism Erases every positive element of humanism When we look down these dark alleys of pallor We … Continue reading

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Tropical Escape

A look at the modern world’s return toward tiki culture: Tropical Escape by Michael Romani A masquerade of loosened ties Relaxes into forgetting the rat race The escapism of tropical alibis Whispers acceptable excuses for feeling out of place A … Continue reading

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