Tag Archives: Fall

To Bring the Stars Closer

There are those who walk into our lives to not simply touch and fadeaway.  There are those who from the moment met leave an indelible trace in your heart and soul.  It is to this which has left me so … Continue reading

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Forgotten Presents

Let’s call this one for the missed one on December 22nd and Happy Chanukah to all who celebrate this! Forgotten Presents by Michael Romani To all the kids who learned How not to believe All of those who have been … Continue reading

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Ruined Absolution

This poem was meant for December 19, 2019.  This is, among other observances, National Emo Day.. So Happy that… In my own confessional, I am struggling a bit these last few days with my upcoming birthday, Christmas almost here and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Whenever the Pillars of Christianity Are Overthrown, Our Republican Government and All Blessing From It Will Fall With Them

“To the kindly influence of Christianity we owe that degree of civil freedom, and political and social happiness, which mankind now enjoys…Whenever the pillars of Christianity shall be overthrown, our present republican forms of government – and all blessings which … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Night In Bethlehem – I

Based in part on Micah 5:2: Once Upon A Night In Bethelhem – I by Michael Romani From Bethlehem will come the king With all the joy that this will bring It’s of His glory that we all will sing … Continue reading

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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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Darkness Quenches Light

Halloween Poem #18 Darkness Quenches Light by Michael Romani Among the demons there is history Some might strangely call it legacy Where troubled hearts are in need of friends And if you’re safe, it just depends Quintessential in the rarified … Continue reading

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Desire At the End of Days

Halloween Poem #12: Desire At the End of Days by Michael Romani At the end of days When evil walks and dragons slay The fallen angels will have the rule In absolute dominion over fools Drink this down with whiskey … Continue reading

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A Keening of Cause

Halloween Poem #9: A Keening of Cause by Michael Romani Fallen into second sight’s vision I find myself lost in indecision There inside that stinging fog Sawn in half like a totem’s log It’s too late for what will come … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Fall 2019: Equinox

Happy First Day of Fall!  Let sweater weather begin!! (soonish…) If ever you should be just outside of St. Louis on its eastern border, there is the site of the Mound Building culture that lived in Cahokia.  One of the … Continue reading

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