Tag Archives: Eyes

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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In A Monster’s Waltz

Halloween poem #7 In A Monster’s Waltz by Michael Romani May the lost souls be found No matter how or how unsound Too long happiness has been elusive For those rejected and now reclusive Frankenstein each of us in our … Continue reading

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Rose’s Thorn

Halloween Poem #3 Rose’s Thorn by Michael Romani The rose’s thorn bled it’s blood Chosen to drag my soul through the mud Clever thought I in the transparency Lost in its morbid transcendency Condemned to the darkened dust Struggling in … Continue reading

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Lessons From Thomas

Based in part on John 20: 24-31: Lessons From Thomas by Michael Romani Oh my God, I have so much doubt Always wondering what it’s about Expectations so seldom feeling met Too many turns that I sadly regret Sometimes, I … Continue reading

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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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Eulogy For the Profane

The last few days have been painful.  I wonder if that means I’m growing?  Isn’t that the saying “no pain, no gain”? Eulogy For the Profane by Michael Romani They say profanity Is the sign of a lazy mind All … Continue reading

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Life Giving Water

The secret elixir of life on our blue planet begins with water.  Beyond on this, we must look toward the mixer of this with energy and stardust, our heavenly Father. Life Giving Water by Michael Romani Too many eyes looking … Continue reading

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Pouring It Out

I am not certain.  But, I think that maybe self inflicted is sometimes the worse loss? Pouring It Out by Michael Romani Tossing and turning I just couldn’t sleep This kind of hurt Is soul deep Self inflicted tears Welling … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are Apt To Close Our Eyes Against Painful Truth That Is Capable of Transforming Us Into Beasts

“We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry (1775)    

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Wolf’s Call Coming

Love and life are becoming increasingly clearer in my mind as part of one and the same.  Without love there is no life, without life there is no love.  And what of this to a man who has been told … Continue reading

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