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Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealed

Reflections on Dorian Gray V: Immortality Revealedby Michael DoyleArt imitates life as life imitates artMasquerading in the wantonness of the heartIt’s a fearful discovery of the monster withinThat while we don’t understand, causes us to sinActing in the the brazen … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Dreams Heed No Borders, the Eyes Need No Visas. With Eyes Shut I Walk Across the Line In Time. All the Time.

“Dreams heed no borders, the eyes need no visas. With eyes shut I walk across the line in time. All the time.” – Gulzar, poet, lyricist, and film director (b. 18 Aug 1934)

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First Principles: We Are Apt To Shut Our Eyes Against A Painful Truth – and Listen To the Song of That Siren, Til She Transforms 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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I Wouldn’t Disagree

I Wouldn’t Disagreeby Michael DoyleWas it youOr was it meI wouldn’t disagreeMaybe it wasBoth of usAnd just becauseThe truthOf our youthThat never wasPerceptionsMisconceptionsSelf-deceptionsIt’s a matterOf interpretationMiscalculationsToo many distractionsIn our interactionsWouldn’t allow for detractionsDoesn’t take long to realizeI haven’t the words … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Problem For Individuals and Nations When Standards of Right and Wrong Are Abandoned Is Where It Leads

“The problem for individuals and nations when standards of right and wrong are abandoned is where it leads. Moral anarchy has been one of the contributing factors to the collapse of empires and great nations of the past. Apparently, we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Why Is it That One Can Look At A Lion Or A Planet…As Long As One Pleases, But Looking Into the Eyes of Another Person Is…A Perilous Affair?

“Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone’s finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #19: St Patrick’s Day Kiss

Na/GloPoWriMo #19: St Patrick’s Day Kissby Michael DoyleLike a lucky man wondering ifYou’d always beMy lucky charmLiving in a moment’s blissIt was easy to seeAnother kiss could do no harmGotta phone that message inLet it ring true, again and againLong … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #11: Letters From Father To Daughter

Na/GloPoWriMo #11: Letters From Father To Daughterby Michael DoyleDearest Daughter,I didn’t know I would be a fatherWhen I took the chances that I didAnd I’ve always tried to keep it hidI see your eyes of confusionBetween truth and illusionAnd, yes, … Continue reading

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God Revealed In the Smallest Details

God Revealed In the Smallest Detailsby Michael DoyleThe eyes might be the windows of the soulBut it’s the little things that elude controlWhere through the lenses of macrophotographyWe become consumed with our use of technologyIt all opens up a new … Continue reading

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The Twinkle In Your Eyes

The Twinkle In Your Eyesby Michael DoyleLooking into the twinkle in your eyesTruth is told simply without any alibisI love the way you hold me close at nightAnd even closer with the morning’s lightTwo hearts learning to beat as our … Continue reading

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