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Thought For the Day: Nothing Ruins A Face So Fast As Double-Dealing. Your Face Telling One Story to the World. Your Heart Yanking Your Face To Pieces, Trying To Let the Truth Be Known

“Nothing ruins a face so fast as double-dealing. Your face telling one story to the world. Your heart yanking your face to pieces, trying to let the truth be known.” – Jessamyn West, novelist (1902-1984)

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The Difference

The Differenceby Michael DoyleThe difference betweenA man and a kingIs that a kingCan face what the future will bringFor all of the goodnessAnd all of the sorrowThrough all of the madnessThat may come tomorrowAnd still, he stands in tallnessTo the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Keep Your Face Always Toward the Sunshine – and Shadows Will Fall Behind You

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine — and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman (1819-1892) For something a little different in this month edging up on that day of Thanksgiving and gratitude…is a poetic thought that used … Continue reading

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Benign Neglect

Benign Neglectby Michael DoyleThere is a benign neglectBehind “with all due respect”That cannot be missedEven when sealed by a Judas kissPassions passed down by generationSkills kept in venerationThe wrong path with correct conclusionStill feels like it is mass confusionHalf-remembered, glanced … Continue reading

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It Took My Savior To Atone

It Took My Savior To Atoneby Michael DoyleEveryone wants a familyTo be part of that possibilityAwakening to being found out lostHaving worked hard to pay the costRisen as I am, a new creationLiving the joy with fascinationI know I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Love

Through the Eyes of Loveby Michael DoyleThrough the eyes of love I see youDreaming of things we’ve grownTo become and what it is we doWhat the future holds is shownIn the way that you touch my handAnd how you kiss … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: This War Against Reality, Normalcy and Our Country Is the Most Serious Battle We’re Facing As A NationToday

“This war against reality, normalcy and our country is the most serious battle we’re facing as a nation today.” – Gary Bauer

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Cinderella of the Pacific

A friend of mine invented a 5 line form of poetry in honor of Cinco de Mayo this year. At a short form poetry workshop tonight, I turned this into five verses of this and wrote the following in recollection … Continue reading

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In the Sweetness of Money

In the Sweetness of Moneyby Michael DoyleThe band leader says, “One, two..”And the band knows what to doEspecially slick with his brand new shoesFilled as he is with his particular viewsStepping it up to make it betterIn the harmony of … Continue reading

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Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)

Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)by Michael DoyleIn all of my wishes of grayToday is just another dayI’m another year olderBut no less the bolderCreated in my confessionIs my long ago connectionThat I’ll never be older than I feelWith … Continue reading

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