Tag Archives: Evil

Set’s Legacy

A continuing look at Egyptian myth: Set’s Legacy by Michael Doyle Only a mad man would steal Those things that a god would conceal Two bridges rigged with traps Cloaked in the veil of mystery wraps All power is centered … Continue reading

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Cursed Fate

Once upon a not so long ago, even words spoken could get you accused of all sorts of things.   Now it’s a new sort of dogma that we have to conform to or pay a wicked price.  Funny isn’t … Continue reading

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Heirlooms In the Shadows

Haunted graveyards anyone? Heirlooms In the Shadows by Michael Doyle Where there is wanton violence There is always fear in that place You can feel it in the silence That permeates darkness in that space Standing there with the coffin … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Those To Whom Evil Is Done, Do Evil In Return

“I and the public know / What all schoolchildren learn, / Those to whom evil is done / Do evil in return.” – W.H. Auden, poet (21 Feb 1907-1973) It might be better phrased that it’s best to act and … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Greater Mistake Than Doing Nothing Because Only Little Could Be Done

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.” – Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (12 Jan 1729-1797)    

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Thought For the Day: A Cardinal Truth About the Human Condition Is That Evil Often Leaves Virtue With Few Good Options

“The longer I live, the more I understand a cardinal truth about the human condition — evil often leaves virtue with few good options.” – David French      

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Urban Christianity

A Sunday sort of poem… Urban Christianity by Michael Romani Fully formed in my Christianity I have come to belief quite rationally But, also find it credible emotionally Bit by bit, I have been ratifying These things of belief, I … Continue reading

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Happy Diwali 2019!!

In honor, respect and much appreciation for those who follow my work from India, I wish you one and all a very happy Diwali! May these illuminating Diwali lights surround you and your loved ones with happiness and positivity. Happy … Continue reading

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Taken Path

Halloween Poem #22: Taken Path by Michael Romani Even we who make our own heaven and hell Cannot evade that most singular of details That the chosen Wolf of God is our prophecy A singular enemy that is our owned … Continue reading

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We Who Damn Ourselves

Halloween Poem #19: We Who Damn Ourselves by Michael Romani We damn ourselves To our own private hells Dwelling on all Of the tiniest details In a world grown cold We lose all hope All of our dreams bought and … Continue reading

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