Tag Archives: Family

Daily Prompt – Hero

When I was much, much younger I felt a certain kind of empty hunger Wishing that I would not become a zero Instead I strove to become a hero Picking out who I wanted very much to be I modeled … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Distant

The end of a long day fishing has finally arrived As the captain thinks on how he has survived Always eking a humble living from the sea Respecting the ocean with all of its majesty Spotting the distant lighthouse on … Continue reading

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Missed Your Eleventh

Sometimes, things are not in a person’s control.  Every attempt has been made to do the right thing and still it turns out so very wrong. Missed Your Eleventh by Michael Romani I sit on the couch alone Wishing my … Continue reading

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What Did Mary Know?

Based on Luke 2:52: What Did Mary Know? by Michael Romani Sweet Mother Mary was there from the start With love of a mother that would never depart Providing in part the example for His humanity A study in relationship of … Continue reading

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Living God’s Will

Based in part on 1 Thessalonians 4:3: Living God’s Will by Michael Romani Knowing with thankfulness all that He gives Given in love as He breathes and as He lives Reclaimed from chaos through His grace All the truthfulness as I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Is Dearer To A Father Than His Daughters

“To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.” – Euripides, playwright (c. 480-406 BCE)      

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Thin

There’s a thin line between thunder And the lightning that strikes, she thought Between the water that pulls you under And the gasping breath reached for and sought There’s a thin line between love and what’s mine Selfishness and desire … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Pedigree

In the name of my heritage, I have been to hell and back In all ways fighting for the light and never fading black In the name of my jaded pedigree,  golden cause of legacy I often cite my family’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: Patriotism Is As Much A Virtue As Justice

“Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” – Benjamin Rush (1773)      

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17: Wrapped Around Her Little Finger

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 challenge is to “write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time”.   There is not a person on this Earth (or any other for that matter), who knows me and … Continue reading

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