Tag Archives: Eyes

First Principles: Humanity Naturally Indulges False Hope While Shutting Our Eyes to Painful Truth

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts.” – Patrick Henry, … Continue reading

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Memory of Fireworks Haiku

I keep stumbling around trying to catch up with this whole Milkwood Poem of a Day event.  Mainly, it seems that when bits and pieces are done out of sequence, it confuses me to where to go from there.  With … Continue reading

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Who Do You Say That I am?

Based in part on Matthew 15:16: Who Do You Say That I Am? by Michael Romani Sometimes stigmatized by the visual Here in this age of consuming digital I see what my eyes choose to see Wondering if it’s with … Continue reading

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Rabbit In A Snow Storm

In Winter, a bunny will take calculated risk to get supper.  This is despite knowing the cold winds and snow.   This is done despite knowing others are hungry too.  Life can be like that… Rabbit In A Snow Storm … Continue reading

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Felt (The Loss of Shangri-la)

It’s interesting.  This poem started of with the intention of being a lighthearted look at the sort of a person who would look at Shangri-La an think that all it’s missing is a casino.  By the time, my pen hit … Continue reading

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Upside Down Emu Love

Written on a bet that I couldn’t write a poem about emus that also was a love story.  The person betting this hadn’t the poem about the goats in love, did they? 😉 Upside Down Emu Love by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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Static Memories

Do you remember long ago when television station programming would end with snow and static on the screens?  This has less to do with that than the late night movies that would come on just before. Static Memories by Michael … Continue reading

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Darkness In Sight

In the end times, there will be shadows that walk among us whose sight will inspire fear, hopelessness and much darkness by their mere sight.  Are you ready to take this test and come out alright?   I hope so. … Continue reading

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Little By Little

A quiet take on understanding life… Little By Little by Michael Romani Today, I came face to face with Neruda’s mean As I contemplated the mortality of this being That if little by little we live as though indentured To … Continue reading

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Unique Revealed

People are often disturbed by the different.  Not just people either.  hmmm… Unique Revealed by Michael Romani How to make real From the unreal Things we think and feel Secrets to reveal People will come to see Visions of possibility … Continue reading

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