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First Principles: Beware of the Passion That Wrests the Scepter From Reason

“In all very numerous assemblies, of whatever character composed, passion never fails to wrest the sceptre from reason.” – James Madison, Federalist 55    

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First Principles: War Should Never Be Entered Into Until Every Effort At Peace Has Failed

“War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.” – William McKinley    

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Blood On Our Hands

Halloween poem #2 – mankind has the worse monsters and is seldom as kind as we might be if only we could. Blood On Our Hands by Michael Romani Our brutalities serve to shape us Though we wish to deny … Continue reading

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Boy Genius

Inspired by and dedicated to the vexatious life of Erik Satie. Boy Genius by Michael Romani Reeling out of control Unable to console The boy genius fights Taking confront in his nights Sideways bit of swagger Sliced into like a … 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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Monsters As Metaphors

Mankind’s monsters are a touchstone for the destruction we wage against ourselves and all of nature at times. Monsters As Metaphors by Michael Romani Monsters as metaphor creates the drama In a society’s psyche riddled with trauma Impulsively, completely aware … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Do Not Fear Failure

“Don’t fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” – Bruce Lee        

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Woken Facade

There are times and places filled with spaces when you see there is a lot of darkness behind smiling faces…Sometimes in those places, you make mistakes you wish you could take back and cannot. Woken Façade by Michael Romani As … Continue reading

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Disintegration Apology

As God reminds me often, I am indeed a work in progress.  I do my best to be a good or at least decent man.  But, I am fairly flawed, right? Disintegration Apology by Michael Romani In the midst of … Continue reading

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All My Little Fails

Sometimes even I’m amazed at mistakes that I make.  Have you ever had moments when you  just want to fall on your knees and pray that God doesn’t give up on you cause you’re a step away of giving up … Continue reading

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